IN-VITRO ANTIMICROBIAL SCREENING OF MEDICINALLY USED ERIA ALBA
Darshan Singh*, Satish C. Sati and Maneesha D. Sati
The antibacterial and antifungal study is done for Eria alba crude extract and its various fractions. The Eria alba ethyl acetate extract showed more potent against all isolates of bacteria. The methanolic extract showed good activity against K. pneumonia, B. aureus, and S. typhi and did not show any effect of E.coli. All the plant extract fraction showed more activity against B. aureus. The methanolic and petroleum ether extract did not show any effect of E.coli. The crude extract and methanolic extract inhibited the growth of three isolates fungal. The crude extract and methanolic extract showed more potent against T.ruberum, A. flavus and A.niger. The ethyl acetate and petroleum ether extract showed potent against C.albicans and P. glaucum.
Keywords: Eria alba, Orchidaceae, Antibacterial, Antifungal activity.
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