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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(9): 3021-3025
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.709.376


Efficacy of Antimicrobial Activity of Aqueous Extract of Garlic (Allium sativum) and Ginger (Zingiber officinale) against Different Bacterial Species
Ravi Sikrodia, Daljeet Chhabra, S.D. Audarya and Rakesh Sharda
College of Veterinary Science & A.H., Mhow, NDVSU, Jabalpur, MP, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Many medicinal plants are documented to have antimicrobial activity like neem, tulsi, ginger, garlic etc. Among which Garlic (Allium sativum) belonging to alliaceae family and Ginger (Zingiber officinale) belongs to Zingiberaceae family, apart from cooking also known for its medicinal values. Property of garlic and ginger like anti-tumor, in cardiovascular disorder, in liver damage, arthritis, cramps, sprain, constipation vomiting, hypertension already documented. Other than these properties also have the antimicrobial property. This study was conducted to see the antimicrobial activity of aqueous extract of garlic (Allium sativum) and ginger (Zingiber officinale) against E. coli and Staphylococcus bacterial species using agar diffusion assay with some commonly using antibiotics. The present study showed the potent antimicrobial activity against different concentration of ginger 100%, 50% and 25% the zone of inhibition was 20, 15 and 13 mm for E. coli, and 15, 12 and 10 mm for Staphylococcus respectively. While the there was no zone formation for 100%, 50% and 25% of garlic extract for the E. coli and Staphylococcus.


Keywords: Antimicrobial activity, Garlic, Ginger, Medicinal plant
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Ravi Sikrodia, Daljeet Chhabra, S.D. Audarya and Rakesh Sharda. 2018. Efficacy of Antimicrobial Activity of Aqueous Extract of Garlic (Allium sativum) and Ginger (Zingiber officinale) against Different Bacterial Species.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(9): 3021-3025. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.709.376