Authors : S.B. Gagare*, S.L. Chavan, A. B. Sagade
Page Nos : 36-40
Plants belonging to the Solanaceae family are commonly used in traditional medicine for the treatment of different ailments. This study aimed at evaluating antibacterial potential and phytochemical screening of Physalis angulata and Solanum virgianum. Solanum virgianum showed antibacterial activity against Escherichia coli, Proteus vulgaris, Staphylococcus aureusand Pseudomonas spp.Physalis angulata showed antibacterial activity against Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureusand Pseudomonas spp. The Plantspossesses secondary metabolites which are contributing towards the inhibition of bacterial growth.