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Abstract

Synthesis And Antimicrobial Screening A New Guggul Preparation

Author(s): S. V Pardhasaradhi, A Seshasayana, B Sreenivasa Rao, K. V Ramana Murthy

The in vitro Antimicrobial activity of a new guggul preparation has been investigated against Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus epidermidis, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Proteus vulgaris, Alcaligenes faecalis, Serratia marcesens, Escherichia coli, Micrococcus glutamicus, Bacillus thermodenitrificans, Bacillus subtilis, Bacillus pumilus. The preparation containing a 5:10 proportion of guggul and coconut oil showed more antimicrobial activity than other preparations. Guggul and coconut oil when tested alone failed to show any antimicrobial activity.