Antimicrobial Potential of Ethanolic Extract of Callistemon linearis DC Leaf

Anudwipa Das, Akhilesh Singh, K Zaman
The antibacterial and antifungal properties of ethanolic extract of Callistemon linearis leaf was screened against different pathogenic bacteria and fungi namely, Bacillus cereus, Bacillus pyogenes,Bacillus pumilus, Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, Enterobacter aerogenes,Proteus vulgaris, Salmonella typhimurium, Candida albicans, Aspergillus aegyptiacus, by using disc diffusion method employing Ampicillin and Amphotericin-B as standard disc. The extract showed significant activity
more » ... cant activity against maximum bacteria which is comparable with standard Ampicillin effect and moderate activity against fungal strain which is also comparable with standard Amphotericin-B.