Antibacterial Activity of Seed and Leaf Extract of Carica Papaya var. Pusa dwarf Linn

Jyotsna Kiran Peter, Yashab Kumar, Priyanka Pandey, Harison Masih
2014 IOSR Journal of Pharmacy and Biological Sciences  
The study dealt with the antibacterial activity of aqueous, chloroform extract of leaves and aqueous, methanolic extract of seeds of Carica papaya var. pusa dwarf through agar well diffusion assay against Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, E. coli and Salmonella typhi. It was revealed that the aqueous as well as the methanolic extract of seeds were effective to inhibit the bacterial pathogens while in case of chloroform extract of Carica papaya leaves did not show any inhibition
more » ... any inhibition against the bacteria and the aqueous leaf extract was potent to inhibit them.
doi:10.9790/3008-09272937 fatcat:oxe3m7zosrhrvemo5efyyr47k4