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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 1, Issue 6 (2013)

Antimicrobial Activity of Volatile Oil of Artemisia capillaris Growing Wild in Uttrakhand Himalaya

Author(s):

Rakesh Kumar Joshi

Abstract:
The genus Artemisia (family: Asteraceae) is a source of valuable drugs and essential oils because of its intricate chemical composition comprising several chemotypes. The in vitro antibacterial activities of the essential oils were evaluated against a total of six bacteria, viz, Salmonellatyphi, Klebsiellapneumoniae, E.coli, Staphylococcusaureus, Streptococcusmutans, Bacillussubtilis and antifungal activity tested against Candida albicans and Candida glabrata.

Pages: 122-126  |  1537 Views  30 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Rakesh Kumar Joshi. Antimicrobial Activity of Volatile Oil of Artemisia capillaris Growing Wild in Uttrakhand Himalaya. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2013;1(6):122-126.