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Review Papers | Microbiology | India | Volume 9 Issue 6, June 2020
Screening of Bacteriostatic and Bactericidal Properties of Various Flower Extracts
Abstract: Introduction: Nature has been a wellspring of therapeutic agents for many years and a striking number of present day drugs have been separated from regular source, many dependent on their utilization in conventional meds or phytomedicines. Flower has played a crucial role in the revitalization of inferior condition created by the infection of microorganisms. Moreover, flowers are the important source of potentially useful structures for the development of novel remedial drugs. Historically, flowers have provided a source of the development for useful drugs and plant derived drugs which have made large contributions to human health and well being. Till now very few flowers have been scientifically proved by different researchers for their antibacterial properties as well as medicinal properties but the therapeutic ability of number of plants and flowers are still unknown. The current review explores the role of flowers as strong antimicrobial activities. Several researches have carried out bioassay for antimicrobial activities of different extracts of certain flowers. These works should be brought in the knowledge of every concerned man. Therefore, present study is attempt for review on such flowers with antibacterial properties1. Method: Extensive electronic search has been done to explore the relevant studies on flowers and then summarized and analyzed for the benefit of the readers to understand this very vital plant parts that have not just aesthetic value but also medicinal value. Result: There is lesser number of studies on flowers compared to other plant parts. The relevant studies have been cited here.
Keywords: Antibacterial, Bioassays, Flower extracts, Phytomedicines
Edition: Volume 9 Issue 6, June 2020,
Pages: 1621 - 1622