Antibacterial Activity of Acacia Catechu Seed Against Urinary Tract Pathogens

2020 Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development  
Aim: The aim of the study is to investigate the antibacterial efficacy of the Acacia catechu seed extract against selected Urinary tract pathogens Background :Acacia catechu is known as Cutch tree.This plant has following medicinal properties: Astringent, Bactericidal, Refrigerant, Stimulant, Masticator, Expectorant. Acacia catechu seeds are flat, dark brown and measure 5-8 mm in diameter. The seeds are edible and the extract is useful in the treatment of many medical conditions in the
more » ... ons in the Ayurveda. Reason: Urinary tract infections are most common infection caused in woman, hence this study can determine the antibacterial effectiveness among the pathogens causing urinary tract infections.
doi:10.37506/ijphrd.v11i6.9854 fatcat:wpszmlzudrdzldha63kjz27kom