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ANTIMICROBIAL ACTIVITY OF EXTRACTS OF THE MEDICINAL PLANT COLEUS FORSKOHLII

Abstract

Sonia Saklani1, Manoj Gahlot2, Ashok Kumar3*,Ranveer Singh1, Ruchee Patial3and Priyanka Kashyap

Kumaon

Himalaya is rich in biodiversity and home of several medicinal plant

s.

Plants grown in this

region are not systematically tested for their biological activities in general and

antimicrobial activity in

particular

.

Medicinal plants are the wealthy source of antibacterial agents and curatives.

The present study

aimed at eval

uating the

antimicrobia

l activity

of the

extracts

of medicinal plants

Coleus forskohlii

against

bacteria

Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas

fluorescens

,

Sericea

, Kelebsiella

pneumonia,

Bacillus

pumilus

and

fungi

Aspergillus

flavus

,

Aspergillus

parasiticus,

Trichoderma rubrum, Microsporum

gypseum

.

However, this study revealed maximum growth inhibition

and effectiveness was rem

arkab

ly

observed in the extracts

of

Coleus

forskohlii.

T

hese results indicate that root

s have a potential broad

spectrum antibacterial

activity

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