IN VITRO ANTIBACTERIAL ACTIVITY OF MEDICINAL PLANT AGAINST BACTERIAL PATHOGENS
*Kiran Jagtap and Meera Chavan
Four plants were screened for potential antibacterial activity. In evaluating antibacterial activity aqueous method and solvent method were used. The plants screened were Morus alba, Madhuca indica, Aloe vera, Azadirachta indicabelonging to the different family which shows better antibacterial activity. Antibacterial activity of thesemedicinal plant extract were analysed by in vitro agar diffusion method against the two bacterial pathogenic strains that isEscherichia coliand Bacillus anthracis. Present study supports, the traditional medicines to cure many disease like Diarrhea, Intestinal tract infection, Throat infection, fever and skin diseases. The results of present studies are used for future references.
Keywords: Antibacterial agent, Medicinal plant, Bacterial pathogen.
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