In vitro antimicrobial efficacy of root extracts of Murraya koenigii (Linn.) antimicrobial properties and hence can be exploited for future natural plant based. ANTIBACTERIAL ACTIVITY OF Murraya koenigii AGAINST FEW Staphylococcus spp. AND DEVELOPMENT OF A TOPICAL CREAM. Antibacterial, antifungal and anthelmintic activity of curry leaves Murraya koenigii (L.) spreng. Afzal, F. (Karachi Univ. (Pakistan). Inst. of Environmental Studies).

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Comparision of antimicrobial activity of various extracts of root of Murraya koenigii. Biologically active carbazole alkaloids from Murraya koenigii. The identity of each test organism was confirmed using standard cultural, morphological and biochemical techniques 4.

By clicking accept or continuing to use the site, you agree to the terms outlined in our Privacy PolicyTerms of Serviceand Dataset License. Phytochemical screening showed the presence of carbohydrates, alkaloids, steroids and flavonoids in the root extracts of the plant.

Abstract Murraya koenigiifamily Rutaceae, commonly known as Curry leaf plant is a highly valued koenigii for its medicinal value and characteristic aroma. Ciprofloxacin and Fluconazole were a generous acitvity from Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd. A comparative study of the phytochemical and antimicrobial properties of the Eastern Nigerian species of African Mistle foe Loranthus nucranthus sourced from different host trees.

Formulation and evaluation of herbal vanishing cream containing Punica granatum. The present study is aimed at preliminary phytochemical screening of the antibaacterial extracts of Murraya koenigii and evaluation of the same for potential antimicrobial activity.

Two carbazole alkaloids from Murraya koenigii. The Leaves and fruits are also a source of an essential oil which finds use as a fixative for heavy type of soap perfume. From This Paper Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.

Murraya koenigii Linn, Spreng. Murraya koenigiiRutaceae, phytochemical screening, antimicrobial activity. In the present work, dried leaf powered of Murraya koenigii was subjected to phytochemical screening in aqueous extract and antimicrobial activity using four different organic solvents like aqueous, acetone, isopropanol and methanol against three pathogenic bacteria such as Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae and Staphylococcus aureus by disc diffusion method.


The results confirmed the antimicrobial effect of Murrayakoenigii extract koenigiu human pathogenic bacteria. Ali GhasemzadehHawa Z. The MIC values of the extract against tested microorganisms are shown in Table 2. Table 3 Antimicrobial activity zone of inhibition of extracts of root of Murraya koenigii. Antifungal activity was also investigated against Fusarium moniliforme, Fusarium oxysporum, Macrophomina phaseolina and Rhizoctonia solanii.

Antibacterial, antifungal and anthelmintic activity of curry leaves Murraya koenigii L. The extract inhibited the radial growth of test fungi. Against Escherichia Coli, Klebsiella Pneumoniae and Staphylococcus Aureus In developing countries like India, low income people such as farmers, isolated villagers and native communities are using folk medicines for the treatment of common infections.

Formulation and in – vitro assessment of cream prepared from Allium cepa l. The extractive values for petroleum ether, chloroform, ethyl acetate and ethanol extracts was found to be 4. However, further investigation with purified fractions is required to predict the exact mechanism of action.

Antifungal and anthelmintic activities are presumably due to phenolics, alkaloids or terpenes. Access the full text: Family-Rutaceae commonly called Curry leaves in trade, occurs throughout India up to an altitude of metres 1.

Antibacterial, antifungal and anthelmintic activity of curry leaves Murraya koenigii (L.) spreng

Murgaya results of the phytochemical screening Table 1 showed the presence of carbohydrates in all the extracts except chloroform extract and chloroform extract showed the presence of alkaloids. These results shows that the root extract chloroform, Petroleum ether can be used to formulate antimicrobial compositions. Mahanimbinol from Murraya koenigii. Structures of the carbazole alkaloid isomurrayazoline from Murraya koenigii.

Open in a separate window. Antibcaterial petroleum ether, chloroform, ethyl acetate and ethanol extracts of roots of the plant were screened for phytochemical properties and antimicrobial activity for Staphylococcus aureus, Micrococcus luteus, Bacillus subtilis, Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Candida albicans and Aspergillus niger. English Language Book Society; Nutrient agar konigii Sabouraud dextrose agar media were obtained from Himedia, India. Received Jul 22; Accepted May Medicinally, these leaves found use in diarrhea, dysentery and to prevent vomiting.


All the content of the journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons License. In developing countries like India, low income people such as farmers, isolated villagers and native communities are using folk medicines for the treatment of common infections. Anribacterial Publications referenced by this paper. Skip to search form Skip to main content. Herbs and spices are known to produce certain bioactive compounds which react with other organisms in the environment.

Also, ethyl acetate and ethanolic extracts showed antibacterial activity but lacks any antifungal activity. Articles from Brazilian Journal antibacgerial Microbiology are provided here courtesy of Elsevier.

Antibacterial antibafterial of different solvent extracts of leaves and water extract of stem branch and leaves of Murraya koenigii were found effective against bacterial species strains such as Bacillus licheniformis, Bacillus aureus, Eschericia coli.

Petroleum ether and chloroform extracts exhibited prominent antibacterial and antifungal activity Table 3. Published online Dec 1.

Antibacterial, antifungal and anthelmintic activity of curry leaves Murraya koenigii (L.) spreng

The phytochemical compounds were qualitatively analysed and the antimicrobial activity of Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus showed maximum zone of inhibition moenigii acetone extract, whereas Klebsiella pneumonia showed maximum zone of inhibition in aqueous extract.

Chapman and Hall Limited; Leaves, root and bark are tonic, stomachic and carminative. Previous phytochemical investigations on this plant revealed the presence of carbazole alkaloids 3610121314 anibacterial, 1516 and coumarins 2. Phytochemical screening of Murraya leaf extract was also performed which antibacterkal the presence of various proteins, saponins, phenolics, alkaloids and terpenes, Additionally, anthocyanins, flavonoids and soluble phenols were estimated to be in ample amounts.

Molten agar medium 25 ml was taken in a sterile petridish and broth cultures of the test isolate 0. Study for anti-infective potential of antibacterial properties of Murraya Koenigii Satish Chand Saini