Both the extracts exhibited a significant antibacterial activity against all the screened microorganisms. Key words: Leucas aspera, Antibacterial activity. Leucas aspera, Leucas zeylanica, antifungal, dermatophytes. RESULTS: Antifungal activity of Leucas sp. against Dermatophytes. Objective: The aim of this study was to explicate antibacterial, antifungal, and antioxidant activities of Leucas aspera flowers. Methods: Antibacterial activity was.

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The IC 50 value 6. Open in a separate window. The antifungal activity of plants extract was given in the Table 1. Qntimicrobial effects of essential oils- review. Antimicrobial screening by disk diffusion technique The antimicrobial activity of the plant extracts root, flower, leaf and stem was determined by disk diffusion technique [15].

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The inoculum was added until the turbidity was equal to 0. Several plants used traditionally have potential antimicrobial and antiviral properties and this has raised the optimism of scientists about the future of phyto- antimicrobial agents Shelef, Triplicate measurement was carried out. The filtrate was then further concentrated using rotary evaporator.


Antimicrobial activity of Nigella sativa Linn. It is suggested that the leaves and roots of this plant contain good antibacterial activity that could be developed and used as a natural antibacterial agent. Analyzing its toxicity, improving its formulations may increase the therapeutic efficacy of these bioactive compounds. The difference in the zone of inhibition is probably due to the different solvents used for extraction and also the fact that the extracts in the previous study were from the entire plant whereas in this study the plant parts were segregated and tested individually.

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Antifungal susceptibilities of certain clinically peucas dermatophytes to methanol extracts of Leucas aspera and Leucas zeylanica leaves were performed using agar well diffusion method. Antimicrobial effects of spices. How to cite item.

The entire plant is also used as an insecticide and indicated in traditional medicine for coughs, colds, painful swelling and chronic skin eruption [10]. Membrane toxicity of antimicrobial compounds from essential oils. Changing strategies for the management of invasive fungal infections. Res ; 2 4: The LC 50 was obtained again for this 24 h observation.

How to cite item Finding References. These bacteria antimiicrobial chosen to be studied as they are important pathogens and also due to rapidly developed antibiotic resistance as antibiotic use increases. Antibacterial activity was done by agar diffusion method.


Antioxidant and antibacterial activity of different parts of Leucas aspera

Article Tools Print this article. The methanol extracts were subjected to antioxidant, antimicrobial and brine shrimp lethality assay.

Apart from that, research done by Mangathayaru et al [21] indicated that the methanol qntimicrobial of L. O and Navarro D. Ahmed I, Beg A. According to folklore medicine, plants from the genus Leucas show various therapeutic activities. How to cite this article: In the previous investigation Gandhiraja et al.

Antimicrobial and antioxidant flavonoids from the root wood of Bolusanthus speciosus. Phytochemical extraction and antimicrobial properties of different medicinal plants: There is currently a large and ever expanding global population base that prefers the use of natural products in treating and preventing medical problems because herbal plants have proved to have a rich resource of medicinal properties Das et al.