Antibacterial Activity of Terminalia Chebula Fruit by Agar well Diffusion Method

  • Chitrangana Ahuja Department of Chemistry, Multani Mal Modi College, Patiala, India
  • Harpreet Kaur Department of Chemistry, Multani Mal Modi College, Patiala, India
  • Rajeev Sharma Department of Chemistry, Multani Mal Modi College, Patiala, India
Keywords: Antibacterial, Terminalia Chebula, Agar well Diffusion Method

Abstract

Antibacterial activity of ethanolic, acetonic and chloroform extract of the fruit of Terminalia Chebula were studied against Escherichia Coli and Staphylococcus aureus by agar well diffusion method. Results obtained showed that the growth of both coli and S. anreus were inhibited by all the three extracts of dried fruit of Terminalia Chebula . The antibacterial activity against selected strains depends on the type of solvent used for extraction and the bacterial stain tested. The results revealed that Terminalia Chebula can be exploited for new potent antibacterial agents.

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Published
2015-03-30
How to Cite
Chitrangana Ahuja, Harpreet Kaur, & Rajeev Sharma. (2015). Antibacterial Activity of Terminalia Chebula Fruit by Agar well Diffusion Method. Journal of Chemistry, Environmental Sciences and Its Applications, 1(2), 67-72. https://doi.org/10.15415/jce.2015.12006
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