Both the extracts exhibited a significant antibacterial activity against all the screened microorganisms. Key words: Leucas aspera, Antibacterial activity. Leucas aspera, Leucas zeylanica, antifungal, dermatophytes. RESULTS: Antifungal activity of Leucas sp. against Dermatophytes. Objective: The aim of this study was to explicate antibacterial, antifungal, and antioxidant activities of Leucas aspera flowers. Methods: Antibacterial activity was.

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Methods for dilution antimicrobial susceptibility tests for bacteria that grow aerobically. Antimicrobial effects of spices.

This was the first report that Leucas zeylanica showed antifungal activity against these dermatophytes. Antioxidant activity DPPH assay The antioxidant activity free radical scavenging activity of all parts root, flower, leaf and stem was determined via 1,1-diphenylpicrylhydrazyl DPPH assay. Antioxidant and antibacterial activity of different leicas of Leucas aspera.

In this work two species of the genus Leucas have been chosen Leucas aspera and Leucas zeylanica. The present finding suggests that the methanol root extract of L.

Some tribal medicinal plants of Chittagong hill tracts, Bangladesh. Impact Cites per doc – 0. Standartization of bacterial culture for disc diffusion assay. The ethyl acetate extract of L. Antimocrobial evaluate antioxidant, antimicrobial and cytotoxic activity of different parts root, flower, leaf and stem of Leucas aspera L.

Antibacterial activity results of methanol extracts of the leuucas parts of L. Potential antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial evaluation of extracts of Leucas aspera using in vitro models.

Antioxidant and antibacterial activity of different parts of Leucas aspera

Open in a separate window. London, Butter Worths and Co. Nevertheless, data obtained from the results are, in general agreement with other authors 15, 16, Name of fungus Leucas aspera Leucas zeylanica Control Methanol 1.


There is currently a large and ever expanding global population base that prefers the use of natural products in treating and preventing medical problems because herbal plants have proved to asppera a rich resource of medicinal properties Das et al. J Food Saf ;9: J Microbiol Res ; 2: How amtimicrobial cite item Finding References.

The filtrate was then further concentrated using rotary evaporator. The antibacterial screening aactivity the both extracts were carried out by determining the zone of inhibition using disc diffusion method Mc Farland, against five bacteria.

The result obtained shows that all the extracts expressed remarkable antifungal activity with zone of inhibition ranging from kf to 10mm. Antimicrobial activity of some Indian medicinal plants.

Various compounds obtained from different parts of plants like roots, shoots and leaves could be used in the form of crude extracts to treat some common infections. Diterpenes from Leucas aspera inhibiting prostaglandin-induced contractions.

At the end of the period, the inhibition zone against each microorganism by each plant extract root, flower, leaf and stem was measured and analyzed by using descriptive statistic in SPSS Click here to sign up. The plants were segregated into four parts consisting of the leaf, stem, root and flower. J Ethnopharmacol ; Pharmaceutical properties in vitro of various extracts of Mimosa pudica L. The results indicate that the antmiicrobial extract possess the highest antioxidant as well as antimicrobial activity.

The deviating result in comparison with this study might be due to the difference in the solvent system used.


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However, antimcrobial aqueous extract did not exhibit any activity against S. Advan Natur Appl Sci ; 2: In the previous investigation Gandhiraja et al. In recent years microorganisms have developed resistance to many commercial antibiotics due to indiscriminate use of antimicrobial drugs and this has created immense clinical problem in the treatment of infectious diseases 1.

An Expanding Role in Development. The antmiicrobial were all placed in glass Petri dishes. Phytochemical extraction and antimicrobial properties of different medicinal plants: Then, the segregated parts were cut into small size and sun dried for 1 week. Plant material The plant L.

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The extracts were filtered. The methanol extracts were subjected to antioxidant, antimicrobial and brine shrimp lethality assay. B, Modi K and Shah M. The major chemical substances of interest in these surveys were the alkaloids and steroidal sapogenins, however other diverse groups of naturally occurring phytocomponents such as flavanoids, tannins, unsaturated sterols.

This difference in the results is probably due to the different solvent system that was used to extract the samples. The experiment was conducted in triplicates. Glycemic properties of Trichosanthes dioica leaves. Leucas aspera – medicinal plant: Antioxidant activity of L. Besides this, the chloroform and acetone extract showed good activity against the growth of Staphylococcus aureus 22mm ,Klebiella pneumonia 21mm ,Bacillus cereus 20mm and Enterobacter faecalis 15mm.