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Euphorbia hirta has been widely used by Tribal as traditional medicine in a treatment against infectious pathogens. E. hirtaLinn. is a perennial. diffusion method was used to determine the antibacterial activity on gram negative: Euphorbia hirta plant displayed an excellent antibacterial activity against K. The antibacterial and antifungal effect of Euphorbia hirta was evaluated against a panel of bacteria (Escherichia coli, Psueudomonas aeruginosa, Klebsiella.

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Table 6 Quantity and total activity of free and bound flavonoids of Euphorbia hirta. Excellent activity was shown by free and bound flavonoids of roots of E. Most of the extracts of E. In the present study, total eight extracts of different parts of plants were tested for their bioactivity. Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer.

Proteomic approach to understanding antibiotic action. Quantifying the bioactivity of the plant extracts hiirta screening and bioassay guided fractionation.

Continued further exploration of plant-derived antimicrobials is need of the day. This study aims to phytochemical and antimicrobial study of Euphorbia hirta Euphorbiaceae.

In the current investigation E.

Traditional medicine practice amongst the igede people of Nigeria. Preparative TLC of the bound flavonoids from stem of E. Table 2 Antibacterial activity of flavonoids of Euphorbia hirta by disc diffusion assay.


Antibacterial acitivity of crude extracts of Euphorbia hirta against some bacteria associated with enteric infections. Nil Conflict of Interest: MIC was determined for the plant extract showing antimicrobial activity against test pathogens. Assessment of bioactivity of Indian medicinal plants using Brine Shrimp Artemia salina lethality assay.

The filtrate was extracted in ethyl acetate and washed with distilled water to neutrality. Full TA calculated against E. Spot of Rf value 0. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.

Financial assistance provided by UGC is gratefully acknowledged. Free flavonoids of stem showed bioactivity against P.

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Results of the present study reveals that all the eight tested plant extracts inhibit the growth of selected bacteria and fungi; indicating broad spectrum bioactive nature of selected plant. Screening of the plant under investigation E. Free aantimicrobial bound flavonoids from root, stem leaf, and fruits of E.

Antibacterial activity of traditional Australian medicinal plants. Disc diffusion assay was performed for antimicrobial screening.

Phytochemical study and screening for antimicrobial activity of flavonoids of Euphorbia hirta

Sterile filters paper discs Whatman no. Antibiotic resistance has become a global concern. New antimicrobials of plant origin. J Med Plant Res. Flavonoids of the seeds of Crotolaria retusa and Ctotolaria striata. A few other solvent system n-butanol: Euphorbia hirtaflavonoid, kaempferol, minimum inhibitory concentration, quercetin, total activity.


There is a continuous and urgent need to discover new antimicrobial compounds with diverse antimicrobia, structures and novel mechanisms of action for new and reemerging infectious diseases.

Bacterial and fungal suspensions were used as negative control, while broth containing standard drug was used as positive control. Niger J Nat Prod Med. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. Antimicrobial activity of selected Peruvian medicinal plants. The MIC values were taken as the lowest concentration of the extracts in the well of the microtiter plate that showed no turbidity after incubation.

The potential of aqueous and acetone extracts of galls of Quercus infectoria as antibacterial agents. Antimicrobial activity of essential oil extracts of various onions Allium cepa and garlic Allium sativum Lebensm-Wiss-U-Technol. Ethyl ether free flavonoid and ethyl acetate fractions bound flavonoids thus obtained were dried in vaccuo and weighed.

TA indicates the volume at which aantimicrobial can be diluted without losing the ability to kill microorganisms.

Subramanian SS, Nagarjan S. Free and bound flavonoid extract exhibited good inhibitory activity against most of the pathogens. AI for each extract was calculated [ Table 2 ].