Acta Scientific Microbiology (ISSN: 2581-3226)

Research Article Volume 5 Issue 8

Phytochemical and Antimicrobial Analysis of Methanol Extract of Stem of Tridax procumbens

Usmangani Tabani, Raj Dangariya, Kinjal Jadav, Neha Jangbari and Archana Rana*

Department of Microbiology, Christ College, Rajkot, India

*Corresponding Author: Archana Rana, Department of Microbiology, Christ College, Rajkot, India.

Received: June 10, 2022; Published: July 12, 2022


The present study aims to evaluate the phytochemical and antimicrobial activity of methanol extract of stem of Tridax procumbens against some selected bacteria (E. coli, S. enterica typhimurium, S. flexneri, S. aureus). A cold extraction method was issued to obtain the methanol extract from stems of Tridax procumbens. The antimicrobial activities of this extract were studied on the various test microorganisms using the agar well diffusion technique. phytochemical analysis of this extract was done by using chemical methods. Antimicrobial activity of acetone extract from stem of T. procumbens against E. coli was 5.0 + 0.55 mm, S. enterica typhimurium 7.0 + 0.82 mm, S. flexneri 16 + 1.2 mm, and S. aureus 4 + 0.5 mm respectively. Phytochemical analysis showed the presence of chemicals like alkaloids, flavonoids, steroids, and tannins. Methanol extract of the stem of Tridax procumbens showed antimicrobial activity against all the selected bacteria.

Keywords: Antimicrobial Activity; Phytochemical Analysis; Tridax procumbens; Methanol Extracts


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Citation: Archana Rana., et al. “Phytochemical and Antimicrobial Analysis of Methanol Extract of Stem of Tridax procumbens". Acta Scientific Microbiology 5.8 (2022): 66-69.


Copyright: © 2022 Archana Rana., 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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