Evaluation of Antibacterial Activity of Ethanolic Extract of Lawsonia Inermis

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PharmaTutor (April- 2014)
ISSN: 2347 - 7881

 

Received On: 28/02/2014; Accepted On: 05/03/2014; Published On: 01/04/2014

 

Author: Himangshu Sekhar Maji*, Debdutta Banerjee, Sushomasri Maji
Department of Pharmacy, Bengal School of Technology,
Sugandha, Delhi Road, Hooghly,
West Bengal, India
hsmaji77@gmail.com

 

ABSTRACT:
Lawsonia inermis(Henna Plant) has been used as herbal medicine for ages. In this study the antibacterial effect of ethanolic extract of Lawsonia inermis root against bacterial cultures of Vibrio cholera 156, Salmonella typhi 102, Shigella dysenteriae 2, Staphylococcus aureus ML 281, Escherichia coli Row, Shigella Flexneri  6430 Bcy, Bacillus polymyxa NCTC 4747, Vibrio cholera 2080, Salmonella typhi 642. The alcoholic extract was found to be more effective according to NCCLS agar dilution method.

How to cite this article: HS Maji, D Banerjee, S Maji, Evaluation of Antibacterial Activity of Ethanolic Extract of Lawsonia Inermis, PharmaTutor, 2014, 2(4), 133-136


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