Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 5, Issue 4 (2016)
Antimicrobial activity of ethanolic extracts of Phoenix loureiroi Thorns
Savula Jyothsna and Praveen Kumar Gogu
is commonly known as â€˜chittethaâ€™ and the plant leaves are used for household purpose. Preliminary chemical studies of the plant reveal the presence of glycosides, tannins & flavonoids. The main objective of the study is to evaluate the antimicrobial activity of Phoenix loureiroi
thorn extract on E. colli
, Bacillus & Streptococcus. Both the aqueous and ethanolic extracts showed good activity against all the microorganisms used. The crude extracts at a dose of 500mg/ml showed potent activity against E. colli
. Ethanolic extract was found to be more potent when compared with aqueous extracts.
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Savula Jyothsna and Praveen Kumar Gogu. Antimicrobial activity of ethanolic extracts of Phoenix loureiroi Thorns. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2016;5(4):125-127.