Antimicrobial Assay of Methanolic Extract of Holoptelea integrifolia Bark (CHIRBILWA)Banshidhar Behera*, Deepmala Yadav, and Mahesh Chandra Sharma
National Institute of Ayurveda, Madhav Vilas Palace, Amer Road, Jaipur – 302002, Rajasthan, India
- *Corresponding Author:
- Banshidhar Behera
Department of DravyaGuna, Gaur Brahman Ayurdedic College, Rohtak, Haryana – 124001, India
Received date: 15/02/2013 Accepted date: 06/03/2013
Presently there is an increasing interest in the case of plant microbicides because of the necessity to finding safer microbicides and the need for preventing environmental degradation. The methanolic extract of bark of Holoptelea integrifolia Roxb. (Ulmaceae) in different concentration was evaluated for antimicrobial activity against various bacteria viz. Streptococcus pyogenes MTCC No.1928, Staphylococcus aureus MTCC No. 3160, Escherichia coli MTCC No. 901, Pseudomonas aeruginosa MTCC No. 424 and Salmonella typhi MTCC No. 733. For the calculation of zone of inhibition Agar well diffusion method was adopted.