IN VITRO ANTIMICROBIAL ACTIVITY OF HIMALAYAN MEDICINAL PLANT SENECIO CHRYSANTHEMOIDES
Darshan Singh*, Satish C. Sati and Maneesha D. Sati
The antimicrobial activity of the all extracts of Senecio chrysanthemoides were studied against five (gram negative and gram positive bacteria) and three fungal stain. The results showed that the minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) of Senecio chrysanthemoides extract was 50μg/ml against Salmonella entericatypm. The ethye acetate extract of Senecio chrysanthemoides showed significant activity 19±1mm, 17±1mm and 13±1mm against E. coli, Salmonella entericatypm and Klebsiella pneumonia, against food poisoning bacteria and the order of the species based on total antibacterial activity is as follows: Escherichia coli ˃ Salmonella entericatypm ˃ Klebsiella pneumonia and phytochemical screening for the presence of glycosides, alkaloids, phenols and tannins.
Keywords: Antibacterial, Antifungal and Phytochemical screening.
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