G. Madan Mohan*1, Sk. Salma2, A. Avinash3
1Department of Pharmaceutical Analysis, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur- 522 510, A. P, India.
2Deptartment of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Narayana Pharmacy College, Nellore-524002, A. P, India.
3Deptartment of Pharmaceutics, Narayana Pharmacy College, Nellore-524002, A.P, India.
A B S T R A C T
Abutilon indicum (Linn.) is a shrub distributed throughout India which belongs Malvaceae family. In traditional systems of medicine, various plant parts such as roots, leaves, flowers, bark, seeds, and stems have been used as antioxidant, demulcent, laxative, diuretic, analgesic, anti-inflammatory and antiulcer agents. The present study was focused on anti-microbial activity of Abutilon indicum. From the results it revealed that Methanolic extract showed anti-microbial activity when compared to other solvent extracts.
Keywords: Abutilon indicum, Anti-microbial activity, Methanolic extract