K Mahammad Areef

Department of Pharmacy, Dr. K.V. Subba Reddy Institute of Pharmacy, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh, India


  • Research   
    Antibacterial Activity of Different Leaves and Bark Extracts of Ficus Benghalensis
    Author(s): K Mahammad Areef* and Mohammed Mazher Ahmed

    Ficus benghalensis is one of the important medicinal plants belonging to the family moraceae. It is a tree indigenous to India. Ayurveda and Unani medicinal systems use it for the treatment of several ailments. Ficus benghalensis has Anti pyretic, Anti helminthic, Anti-microbial, Hepato protective and Anti-cancer activities. As per World Health Organization many people are suffering from microbial infections. The present study was designed to evaluate the anti-microbial activity of Ficus benghalensis. The preliminary phytochemical studies determine the various secondary metabolites like Carbohydrates, Glycosides, Saponins, and Alkaloids are present. This aqueous extract was screened for their antimicrobial activity against 2 pathogen bacteria by agar cup-plate method. These methanol extract shows significant activity against E. coli & K. pneumonia 100, 200 and 300µgm/ml. The.. Read More»

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