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Antibacterial Activity from Aerial Parts of Double Flower Variety of Tabernemontana Divaricata

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.3, No. 10)

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Page : 1833-1837

Keywords : Tabernaemontana divaricata; Antibacterial activity; Escherichia coli; Bacillus subtilis; Staphylococcus aureus;

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Tabernaemontana divaricata is a medicinal shrub which belongs to Apocynaceae family. It acquires many valuable manners with the use of its different parts. Flowers can be used to treat ophthalmic problems, burning sensation and dermatopathic disorders. Leaves and flowers can possess antidiabetic, antioxidant and antibacterial properties. There is no much informations are available related to stems antibacterial activity. In this study, ethanolic extract of flowers and stems showed more inhibition against Bacillus subtilis, Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus. Ethanolic extract of leaves exposed inhibitory action against Staphylococcus aureus but no inhibition activity against E. coli and B. subtilis.

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