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2018 | 98 | 221-227
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Antimicrobial activity of natural dyes obtained from Terminalia arjuna (Roxb.) Wight & Arn barks

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In the present study to evaluate the antimicrobial activity of Terminalia arjuna (Roxb.) Wight & Arn barks. Many of the plant materials, from which natural dyes are obtained, found to have some medicinal values. During the present study, dying materials were prepared from barks of Terminalia arjuna. The well diffusion method was adopted to examine antimicrobial activity of dying material against test organisms. The result showed that the dying material of Terminalia arjuna was most active for antibacterial (8 mm) and antifungal (7 mm). Results of the present study suggest that the dying material of Terminalia arjuna has significant antibacterial activity against pathogenic bacteria and fungus.
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221-227
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  • Department of Chemistry, A.V.V.M. Sri Pushpam College, Poondi, Thanjavur - 613 503, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Department of Chemistry, A.V.V.M. Sri Pushpam College, Poondi, Thanjavur - 613 503, Tamil Nadu, India
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