A short review and study on antimicrobial activity of Unani drug - Ushba (Smilax ornata)

  • Reesha Ahmed P.G. Scholar, Department of Ilmul Advia, Ajmal Khan Tibbiya College, A.M.U, Aligarh, India
  • Naeem Ahmad Khan Professor, Department of Ilmul Advia, Ajmal Khan Tibbiya College, A.M.U, Aligarh, India

Abstract

The study was planned to investigate the antimicrobial activity of Alcoholic and Aqueous extract of Smilax ornata, and brief information about this medicinal herb was also reviewed. Result was compared statistically and it showed significant p<0.001antimicrobial as compared to control (Plain water) and standard Ciprofloxacin (for gram positive strains) and gentamicin (for gram negative strains).


Keywords: Antimicrobial activity, Smilax ornata, Extract, Strain

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Author Biographies

Reesha Ahmed, P.G. Scholar, Department of Ilmul Advia, Ajmal Khan Tibbiya College, A.M.U, Aligarh, India

P.G. Scholar, Department of Ilmul Advia, Ajmal Khan Tibbiya College, A.M.U, Aligarh, India

Naeem Ahmad Khan, Professor, Department of Ilmul Advia, Ajmal Khan Tibbiya College, A.M.U, Aligarh, India

Professor, Department of Ilmul Advia, Ajmal Khan Tibbiya College, A.M.U, Aligarh, India

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Ahmed, R., & Khan, N. A. (2019). A short review and study on antimicrobial activity of Unani drug - Ushba (Smilax ornata). Journal of Drug Delivery and Therapeutics, 9(1-s), 347-350. https://doi.org/10.22270/jddt.v9i1-s.2361