Acta Scientific Agriculture (ASAG)(ISSN: 2581-365X)

Research Article Volume 7 Issue 5

Cascabela thevetia: Practical Approach Towards its Antimicrobial Activity

Ashish Ranjan1*, Shivnandan Mahto2 and Sakshi2

1Principal, Happy Valley School, Pirpainti, Bhagalpur, Bihar, India 2Happy Valley School, Shermari, Pirpainti, Bhagalpur, Bihar, India

*Corresponding Author: Ashish Ranjan, Principal, Happy Valley School, Pirpainti, Bhagalpur, Bihar, India.

Received: November 24, 2022; Published: April 27, 2023


A large number of medicinal plants are claimed to be useful in treating skin diseases in all traditional system of medicine. The present study was carried out to investigate the antimicrobial effect of the compound isolated from the ethylacetate fraction of flowers of Cascabela thevetia. This compound was shown to possess antimicrobial activity against bacteria and fungi.

Keywords: Cascabela Thevetia; Antibacterial Activity; Antifungal Activity; Diffusion Method; Chloramphenicol; Fluconazole


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Citation: Ashish Ranjan., et al. “Cascabela thevetia: Practical Approach Towards its Antimicrobial Activity". Acta Scientific Agriculture 7.5 (2023): 44-46.


Copyright: © 2023 Ashish Ranjan., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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