Sumitha. J1*, C. Padmalatha2, K. Chairman3 and A.J.A. Ranjit Singh3
1Dept. of Zoology, Rani Anna Government College for Women, Ganthi nagar, M.S. University, Tirunelveli TamilNadu, India- 627008.
2Dept. of Zoology, M.V.M. Govt. Art and Science College for Women, Dindugal, Tamilnadu, India.
3Dept. of Zoology, Sri Paramakalyani College, Alwarkurichi, Tirunelveli, Tamilnadu, India–627 412.
The purpose of this new study was to determine the types and levels of major impact on eyes due to occupational environment. Cooking, driving and welding occupations were studied. Welding proved to be more problem oriented on eyes. Traditional method of curing the eye odema, redness using Jasmine flowers (Jasminium officinale) is found to be effective on survey report. Water and Methanol extracts were found to have antibacterial effect on common eye pathogen Streptococcus aureus, Methanol extract wit 50µl, 75 µl and 100 µl concentrations showed increasing rate of activity with high zone of inhibition than water extract.
Keywords: Occupation, welding, eye odema, Jasminium officinale, eye pathogen, zone of inhibition.