ISSN : 0975-9492
CODEN : IJPSQQ





INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PHARMA SCIENCES AND RESEARCH


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ABSTRACT

Title : Antimicrobial activity of Tridax procumbens leaf
Authors : S.Santhosh Kumar, R.John, G.Lakshmi Narayanan
Keywords : Tridax procumbens, soxhlet extractor, antimicrobial
Issue Date : March 2015
Abstract :
Estimation of the antimicrobial property of Tridax procumbensís leaf was carried out by the use of chloroform, petroleum ether, ethyl alcohol and hexaneas solvents. Leaf extract of Tridax procumbens obtained by soxhlet extractor, using the above mentioned solvents were examined against Escherichia coli, Bacillus subtilis, and Pseudomonas vulgaris. The antimicrobial activity of Tridax procumbens performed by using agar-well diffusion method showed a result showcasing an effective limit when as opposed to Pseudomonas vulgarisfor ethyl alcohol being used as solvent for extract. In conclusion Tridax procumbens leaf extract terminates most propitious source.
Page(s) : 517-518
ISSN : 0975-9492
Source : Vol. 6, No.3