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Research Journal of Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms and Technology
Year : 2018, Volume : 10, Issue : 1
First page : ( 10) Last page : ( 12)
Print ISSN : 0975-234X. Online ISSN : 0975-4377.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0975-4377.2018.00002.2

Antimicrobial Activity of Leaves extracts of Cassia tora

Mohite Swapnali*, Shah Rutuja, Patel Naziya

Adarsh College of Pharmacy, Vita, Tal. Khanapur, Dist. Sangli, Maharashtra

*Corresponding Author E-mail: rohanwakhariya@gmail.com

Online published on 24 May, 2018.


The present study was carried out to screen and evaluate antimicrobial activity of leaf extract of Cassia tora. Aqueous extract of leaves of Cassia tora was tested against Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus, Bacillus spp., Pseudomonas aeruginosa which are known to be resistant to various antibiotics. A Cassia tora material which was used during this study collected from Sangli district. In this study, we examined the in-vitro effect of extracts of Cassia tora on Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus, Bacillus spp., Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Aqueous extracts was prepared from fresh Cassia tora leaves. The susceptibility of tested bacteria to extract was determined by measuring the diameter of inhibition zones formed around well in plate. The results showed that the Cassia tora leaves possess antimicrobial activity.



Cassia tora leaves, aqueous extract, in-vitro effect, antimicrobial activity.


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