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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The roots of Murraya koenigii were collected in Octoberfrom healthy plants in Ambala, India and shade dried. Chemical composition, antibacterial and koengii profile of essential oil mkrraya Murraya koenigii L. Antibacterial, antifungal and cytotoxic activities of tuberous roots of Amorphophallus campanulatus.

Antifungal activities of curry leaf Murraya koengii extract on some selected fungi. The Petroleum ether is inhibitory against A. In the present study, we report the antibacterial activities of the ethanol extract of M.

Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. The Leaves and fruits are also activjty source of an essential oil which finds use as a fixative for heavy type of soap perfume. Structures of the carbazole alkaloid isomurrayazoline from Murraya koenigii. Antibiotics and bioactive natural products in treatment of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus: Ciprofloxacin and Fluconazole were a generous gift from Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd.

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

Open in a separate window. Preparation of the test organisms. Lalit Mohan Basu Publishing; The phytochemical compounds were qualitatively analysed and the antimicrobial activity of Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus joenigii showed maximum zone of inhibition in acetone extract, whereas Klebsiella pneumonia showed maximum zone of inhibition in aqueous extract. Koenigik, ethyl acetate and ethanolic extracts showed antibacterial activity but lacks any antifungal activity.


Plant extracts may be formulated to a suitable dosage form to treat the disease in an effective way.

Ethanol Search for additional papers on this topic. Previous phytochemical investigations on this plant revealed the presence of carbazole alkaloids 36101213141516 and coumarins 2.

At the end of incubation, zone of inhibition was measured in all the plates. English Language Book Society; Ali GhasemzadehHawa Z. Antifungal activity was also investigated against Fusarium moniliforme, Fusarium oxysporum, Macrophomina phaseolina and Rhizoctonia solanii. Antioxidative activity of carbazoles from Murraya koenigii. Molten agar medium 25 ml was taken in a sterile petridish and broth cultures of the test isolate 0.

Murraya koenigiifamily Rutaceae, commonly known as Curry leaf plant is a highly valued plant for its medicinal value and characteristic aroma.

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

Table 3 Antimicrobial activity zone of inhibition of extracts of root of Murraya koenigii. The study shows that all the extracts possess remarkable antibacterial activity. The flavonoids and sterols were found to present in ethyl acetate and ethanol extracts.

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Mahanimbinol from Murraya koenigii. Articles from Brazilian Journal of Microbiology are provided here courtesy of Elsevier.


Leaves, root and bark are tonic, stomachic and carminative. Nutrient agar and Sabouraud dextrose agar media were obtained from Himedia, India. Antifungal and anthelmintic activities are presumably due to phenolics, alkaloids or terpenes. Phytochemical mirraya of Murraya leaf extract was also performed which confirmed the presence of various proteins, saponins, phenolics, alkaloids and terpenes, Additionally, anthocyanins, flavonoids and soluble phenols were koenogii to be in ample amounts.

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. Salmonella typhimuriurn, Staphylococcus aureus, Bacillus subtilis.

These results shows that the root extract chloroform, Petroleum ether can be used to formulate antimicrobial compositions. References Publications referenced by this paper. The 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.

Study for anti-infective potential of antibacterail properties of Murraya Koenigii Satish Chand Saini Support Anribacterial Support Center. The contents were thoroughly mixed and allowed to solidify.

All the experimentation was done in aseptic area under laminar air-flow cabinet. Comparision of antimicrobial activity of various extracts of root of Murraya koenigii.