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Year : 2003  |  Volume : 22  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 140-145

Comparative microbiological activities of ethanolic extracts of roots and aerial parts of Achyranthes aspera Linn


1 J.K.K. Nataraja College of Pharmacy, Komarapalayam, India
2 Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
3 S. S. College of Pharmacy, Ooty, India

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S Suresh Kumar
J.K.K. Nataraja College of Pharmacy, Komarapalayam
India
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Ethanolic extract of roots and aerial parts of Achyranthes aspera  was investigated for its antibacterial activity against Bacillus subtilis, Bacillus pumilus, and Proteus vulgaris and anti fungal activity against Cryptococcus neoformans, Aspergillus flavus at 100 mg/disc using diffusion method. The comparative studies shown that ethanolic extract of roots and aerial parts of Achyranthes aspera  have exhibited moderately equal action when compared to Cotrimoxazole (30 mg/disc) for antibacterial and Clotrimazole (30 mg/disc) for antifungal activity. Our findings confirm the traditional therapeutic claims for this herb.


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