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Antimicrobial Activity of Leucas aspera (Willd.) Link on Selected Bacterial and Fungal Species
Leucas aspera is a short green and highly branched herb that belongs to the family Labiatae and order tubiflorae. The present study indented to explore the pharmacological potential of the selected plant species Leucas aspera through antimicrobial studies and phytochemical studies. Leucas aspera plants for the present study are collected from farms of Guruvarediyur Village, Erode District. Extraction of the plant materials is followed by standard methods. The plant extract was tested for antibacterial and antifungal activity by the standard agar well-diffusion method. The antibacterial and antifungal activity of L. aspera extracts also supported the results of some previous studies and the study strongly proves the potential antimicrobial activity of the plant.
Antibacterial and Antifungal Activity, Leucas aspera, Pharmacological Potential
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