DARU Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 1990. 1(3):135-143.

The Antibacterial Activity of Pulycaria gnaphalodes
F. Moattar, M. Asgari


The antibacterial effects of alcoholic,aqueous and chloroformic extracts of Pulycaria qnaphalodes (Compositae ) have been studied against Bacillus cereus, Bacillus subtilis, Staphylococcus aureus , Streptococcus faecalis , Branhamella catarhalis, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Pseudomonas aeruginosa , Proteous vulgaris and Escherichia coli.
Results showed,that the alcoholic extract of the powdered plant collected during the summer had the highest antibacterial activities against gram positive and gram negative microorganisms.
The antibacterial effect of the alcoholic extract against Staphylococcus aureus could be important for the topical uses of dermal infections.


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