Adhatoda vasica belonging to Acanthaceae family, commonly known as Adosa, Adhatoda vasica Flowers, Antibacterial activity, Antifungal activity, Diffusion. Abstract. The present study aimed to evaluate the in vitro antimicrobial activity of pharmacologically important Adhatoda vasica plant extracts. Antibacterial activity of leaf extract of Adhatoda vasica was studied against Bacillus subtilis, Antibacterial activity was determined by disc diffusion method.

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Negative control was prepared using respective solvents. Medicinal plants are important sources of practical drugs for people throughout the year.

Natural products still remain the most important source for discovery of new and potential drug molecules. The spot turned orange red on spraying with Dragendorff’s reagent. The emergence of drug-resistant pathogens and the increase in diseases affecting the immune system have greatly intensified the antibactefial to investigate new bioactive vaskca for potential pharmaceutical and industrial applications [ 12 ]. After various durations of cultivation, the solution in the medium was removed.

Author activit Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. HPLC analysis was carried out on a Waters Alliance separations module with photodiode array detector Waters, Materials and Methods 2.


Antibacterial Activity of Leaf Extracts of Adhatoda vasica – MAHE Digital Repository

Balachandran2 S. The antifungal agent Ketoconazole for fungi and antibacterial agent Streptomycin for bacteria were included in the assays as positive controls. The solutions were filtered through a membrane filter pore size 0. The crude extract of A.

Vasicine is reported to have bronchodilatory, respiratory stimulant, and uterine stimulant effects [ 14 ]. Microbial Organisms The following Gram negative, Gram positive bacteria, clinical isolates, and fungi were used for the experiment: The plant was identified by Dr. The arhatoda was filtered through Whatman No. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. In the present communication we report the antimicrobial, antioxidant, and actlvity effects of Vasicine acetate acetylated from Vasicine obtained from A.

Table 4 Cytotoxic effect of Vasicine acetate against A lung adenocarcinoma cancer cell line.

In vitro antibacterial activity of selected medicinal plants from lower Himalayas.

The structure was elucidated using spectroscopic methods: Every year, at leastpeople die worldwide from cancer related to their workplace [ 3 ]. Indian Journal of Medical Research. Adhatora Center Support Center.


Antibacterial activities against Staphylococcus aureus and Micrococcus luteus were observed formethanolic extracts of all the above mentioned plants. All melting point values are uncorrected and taken by open capillary method on a heating block Instrument.

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Nees Acanthaceaeknown commonly as Malabar nut tree, is a shrub growing throughout the Indian peninsula. Antifeedant antiabcterial toxic activity of Adhatoda vasica leaf extract against Spodoptera littoralis Lep.

Journal of Natural Products. It was studied for antimicrobial, antioxidant, and anticancer activities.

Publications vasixa Information Directorate; Ray of hope for cancer patients. The radical scavenging activity of Vasicine acetate at different concentrations is shown in Table 3. Vasicine acetate could be checked further in drug discovery programme. The combined chloroform extract was washed with water, dipped, and dried over anhydrous sodium sulphate.

Vasicine acetate could be probed further in drug discovery programme.