Anti bacterial effect of ethanolic leaf extract of caralluma fimbriataon e.faecalis -an invitro study

Jennifer Suhasini.S and Anitha Roy

Aim: To evaluate the antibacterial activity of the Ethanolicleaf Extract of Caralluma fimbriata against E .faecalis
Method: Agar well diffusion assay as well as micro broth dilution assays were used for determination of antibacterial activity.
Results: Different concentrations of the extract (200mg/mL, 400mg/mL and 800mg/mL showed dose dependant antibacterial activity and the MBC was found to be more than 400 mg/ mL
Conclusion: This study suggests that the Ethanolic extract of Caralluma fimbriata leafcontains promising antibacterial substances which is having activity against E.faecalis.

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