Botanical Report
International Journal of Plant Sciences
ISSN :2319-8230 (Print)



91 - 9487567793
Email to:

 Current Volume No. 7(4)                                             15 December,2018

Table and Contents

 Antibacterial activity of Some medicinal plants in Tirunelveli Hills, Tamil nadu
Muthiah MARIDASS and Ganapathy RAJU
Department of Zoology, Pioneer Kumaraswamy College, (Affiliated to Manonmaniam Sundaranar University), Nagercoil,Tamil nadu-629003, India.
Curresponding Author Email


The aim of the present study was undertaken to the antibacterial activity of some selected medicinal plants of Calophyllum austroindicum friuts; Litsea mysorensis fruits; Clerodendrum viscosum leaves; Beilschmiedia wightii fruits and Goniothalamus wightii extracted for petroleum ether and their potential of antibacterial activity against human bacterial pathogens. The activity of selected plant extracts was evaluated against six bacterial pathogens, including Bacillus subtilis, Escherichia coli, Proteus vulgaris, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus aureus and Salmonella typhi, using the agar well diffusion method. The results of the selected medicinal plant extracts were observed that good antibacterial activity against human pathogens.

Keywords: Medicinal plants, extracts, antibacterial activity, disk diffusion methods