Antimicrobial activity of Elatostesma parasiticum

Author : R. Mariani, E. Y. Sukandar, A. G. Suganda

This research studied antimicrobial activity of aerial parts of Elatostema parasiticum (Blume) Blume ex. H. Schroet. The extract and fractions of Elatostema parasiticum were tested against Staphylococcus aureus, Bacillus subtilis, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Escherichia coli, Candida albicans, Aspergillus niger and Microsporum gypseum by using micro broth dilution and bioautography. The extract, n-hexane and ethyl acetate fractions of Elatostema parasiticum have antimicrobial activities.

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