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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Antioxidant and antibacterial activity of different parts of Leucas aspera

The results showed that L. M, Adelowotan T, Aibinu I. Microorganisms Gram positive Staphylococcus aureus S.

Prior RL, Cao G. 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 have a rich resource of medicinal properties Das et al. The plants were segregated into four parts consisting of the leaf, stem, root and flower. Compounds isolated from the plant include long chain aliphatic compound, triterpenes, sterols and novel phenolic compounds [11].

Name of fungus Leucas aspera Leucas zeylanica Control Methanol 1. Determination of in vitro antioxidant activity of fennel Foeniculum vulgare seed extract. On the basis of zone of inhibition the results have been illustrated. Results All the extracts showed moderate to potent antioxidant activity, among which the root extract demonstrated the strongest antioxidant activity with the IC 50 value of 6.

Antimicrobial activity of aqueous and ethanolic extracts from Tithoniadiversifolia and Bryumcoronatum collected from Ogbomoso, Oyo state, Nigeria. An overview of nosocomial infections, including the role of the microbiology laboratory. Advances in cancer therapy with plant based natural products. The nitric oxide-scavenging properties of Ginkgo biloba extract EGb Dried plant powdered of this plant is applied in case of scabies and flower is used to cure cough.

The results observed at 12 h and 24 h indicated that the brine shrimp sensitivity to root extract was dose dependent. The LC 50 value for 12 h and 24 h observation were 2. High reduction of DPPH is related to the high scavenging activity performed by particular sample. A well of 10mm diameter was made using a sterile cork borer.


This was kept for 30 min of incubation in dark by using the dark box.

Biotechnology of medicinal plants-recent advances and potencial. Antimicrobial effects of spices. Nat Prod Radiance ;7: Inactivation of antibiotics and the dissemination of resistance genes.

Preliminary antinociceptive, antioxidant and cytotoxic activities of Leucas aspera root. The IC 50 value 6. In antimucrobial previous study, 2 showed that the methanol extract of leaf of Leucas aspera did not restrain the growth of fungal strains Candida albicans and Aspergillus fumigatesbut in this case study it is apparent to facilitate that the methanol extract of both the selected plants of Lamiaceae family showed a in negligible inhibition activity against Leuccas albicans and other species of Cativity generaAspergillus flavus.

Based on the results, the root extract showed the highest zone of inhibition compared with all the extracts against all the tested microorganisms, followed by the flower extract which was more active against Salmonella species compared with other tested microorganisms. After the 24 h hatching period, active larvae were attracted to one side in a glass Petri dish by using a micropipette.

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Actuvity evaluate antioxidant, antimicrobial and cytotoxic activity of different parts root, flower, leaf and stem of Leucas aspera L. This plant has a history of used for the treatment of various ailments and the most commonly used plant part for this purpose is leaves and roots. S, de Oliveira V.

Nitric oxide scavenging assay and free radical scavenging assay were used asoera the antioxidant activity. It should be emphasized that toxic effect of the antioxidant and antimicrobial agent on the host cells must be considered, as a substance may exhibit antioxidant and antimicrobial activity by o of its toxic effect on the cells [22]. The test microbe was taken from the broth culture with an inoculating loop and transferred to a test tube containing 5. 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.


In addition, this study also evaluated the antibacterial activity of different parts of L. Phytochemical extraction and antimicrobial properties of different medicinal plants: Similarly the study performed by 13 showed the antifungal keucas of ethanol and methanol extract of Spilanthes paniculata against Aspergillusniger, at the same time it is also stated in the above study that ethyl acetate extract of Leucas aspera also showed the antifungal effect against Aspergillusniger, where as in this experiment methanol extract of leaf animicrobial Leucas aspera and Leucas zeylanica exhibited antfungal activity against Aspergillus flavus which is reported for the first time.

Purification aspfra identification of active antibacterial components in Carpobrotus edulis L. Free Radic Biol Med ; Various compounds obtained from different parts of plants leuczs roots, shoots and leaves could be used in the form of crude extracts to treat some common infections. The antibacterial activity of Leucas aspera was studied using double diffusion method and the activity was tested against the human pathogens like Bacillus cereus,Klebisella pneumoniae,Staphylococcus aureus,Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Enterobacter faecalis.

However, the aqueous extract did not exhibit any activity against S. R and Wyllie S. In vitro antifungal activity of methanol extracts of some Indian medicinal plants against pathogenic yeast and moulds.

Antifungal effects of Melaleuca alterniflia tea tree oil and its components on Candida albicans, Candida glabrata and Saccharomyces cerevisiae.