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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Antioxidant and antibacterial activity of different parts of Leucas aspera

Phytochemical screening and antimicrobial activity of the plant extracts of Mimosa pudica L. Purification and identification of active antibacterial components in Carpobrotus edulis L. Seed oil against multi-drug resistant bacteria from clinical isolates.

Diet and health implications. Overall reports suggest that this antimicrobial mechanism involves damage of membrane and our results further authenticate that phytochemicals extracts of medicinal plants compromises the structural and functional integrity of cytoplasmic membranes.

In case of chloroform the highest activity was also seen against the growth of P.

Antifungal activity of three Chilean plant extracts on Botrytis cinerea. In vitro antifungal activity of methanol extracts of some Indian medicinal plants against pathogenic yeast and moulds. Biochem Biophys Res Commun ; Plant material The plant L.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol ; Lwucas Flora of British India. We declare that we have no conflict of interest. Based on the screening results, it was indicated that the root had the highest scavenging activity which was Remember me on this computer.


Further toxicity and pharmacological studies should be done to confirm the toxic effect of this extract. Parekh J, Chanda S.

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Antioxidant principles from Bauhinia tarapotensis. Griess reagent was used in nitric oxide scavenging assay. In vitro antifungal activity of methanol extracts of some Indian medicinal plants against pathogenic yeast and moulds.

Natural products as sources of new drugs over the period Proposed that different bioactive compounds illustrate various modes of antimicrobial activity. Advances in cancer therapy with plant based natural products. London, Butter Worths and Co. Suspension containing 15 larvea was added into each test tube and was incubated at room temperature for 12 h under the light.

This plant has a history of used for the treatment of various ailments and the most commonly used plant part for this purpose is leaves and roots.

How to cite this article: Biological effects of essential oils- review. It belongs to the family labiatae is commonly called as Chota halkusa. The plants were segregated into four parts consisting of the leaf, stem, root and flower. Asian Pac J Trop Biomed ;2: This was done for all four types of plant extracts as well as methanol negative control.


Acctivity for dilution antimicrobial susceptibility tests for bacteria that grow aerobically. Thus optimization of these compounds for clinical applications, to control qntimicrobial infections, should be encouraged. Analyzing its toxicity, improving its formulations may increase the therapeutic efficacy of these bioactive compounds.

The major chemical substances of interest in these surveys leucae the alkaloids and steroidal sapogenins, however other diverse groups of naturally occurring phytocomponents such as flavanoids, tannins, unsaturated sterols.

The results of Artemia salina testing were presented in Figure 3 for 12 h observation and Figure 4 for 24 h observation. Int JBiosci ; 2: Journal of Food Safety, 6, 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]. Triplicate measurement was carried out.

The antibacterial activity of Antimicrpbial aspera was studied using double diffusion method and the activity was tested against the human pathogens like Bacillus cereus,Klebisella pneumoniae,Staphylococcus aureus,Pseudomonas aeruginosa luecas Enterobacter faecalis. Please review our privacy policy. Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. The present finding suggests that the methanol root extract of L.

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