Antimicrobial and Anthelmintic Activity of Cansjera Rheedii Root Extract

Author(s): J. V. C. Sharma, G. Malleswari, J. Venkateswara Rao, V. Murali Balaram and Rachcha Sangeetha

Root extracts of Cansjera rheedii in different solvents were tested and studied for their antimicrobial and anthelmintic activities. The petroleum ether and n-butanol extracts showed high inhibitory activity against Bacillus subtilis. The ethanolic extract of cansjera root showed good anthelminitic activity. Antimicrobial and anthelmintic activities of the extract were compared with that of the standard drugs - ciprofloxacin, griseofulvin and albendazole.

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