Invitro Antibacterial Activity of four Indian Spices against Some Pathogenic Organisms

 
 
International Journal of Biotech Trends and Technology (IJBTT)
 
© 2015 by IJBTT Journal
Volume - 5 Issue - 1                          
Year of Publication : 2015
Authors : B.Umamaheswari, S.Rajalakshmi

B.Umamaheswari, S.Rajalakshmi "Invitro Antibacterial Activity of four Indian Spices against Some Pathogenic Organisms", International Journal of Biotech Trends and Technology (IJBTT), V5(1):8-15 Jan-Mar 2015, Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.

Abstract

In the present study the Indian spices extracts of Piper nigrum, Foeniculum vulgare, Syzyigum aromaticum and Elettaria cardamomum was used for antibacterial activity assay. The test organism such as Escherichia coli, klebsiella pneumonia, Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa were selected. This Indian spices have been reported to have antiseptic and disinfectant influences on the microbial word and are considered as antimicrobial agents. Spices extracts of Piper nigrum, Foeniculum vulgare, Syzyigum aromaticum, Elettaria cardamomum maximum antibacterial activity against microorganisms Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, staphylococcus aureus. All other bacterial species showed moderate antibacterial activities.

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Keywords
Spices extracts of Piper nigrum, Foeniculum vulgare, Syzyigum aromaticum, Elettaria cardamomum maximum antibacterial activity against microorganisms Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, staphylococcus aureus.