ANTIMICROBIAL ACTIVITY OF FLOWERS OF IXORA PAVETTA ANDR
Department of Pharmacognosy, Sri Vasavi Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pedatadepalli, Tadepalligudem, West Godawari, Andhra Pradesh, India
R.V. Celestin Baboo
Department of Pharmacognosy, A.M.Reddy Memorial College of Pharmacy, Narasaraopet, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India
The anti-bacterial and antifungal activities of ethanolic extract of flowers of Ixora pavetta was studied by agar cup plate method using Bacillus subtilis, Staphylococcus aureus of gram positive; Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa of gram negative; and Aspergilus niger of antifungal strains. Ampicillin and Flucanazole were used as reference standard for bacteria and fungi organisms respectively. The results suggest that, the ethanolic extract possess significant antimicrobial activity when compared with the standard.
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