A study of Chrysanthemum coronarium antibacterial efficacy on cotton for hospital textiles

V. Krishnaveni

Abstract


Background: Bacterial control coating mechanisms are flourishing in the present day life. Antimicrobial coating on textiles will diminish thetransmission of microorganisms onto the wearer. The medicinal plants bring into being in nature and it exhibits excellent antimicrobial properties. Materials and Methods: The research work has been imparted to analyze the efficacy of antimicrobial controlling power on fabrics using the flower extract of Coronarium which were screened for their antimicrobial activity. The antibacterial effect is evaluated in herbal-coated samples by AATCC 147 and AATCC 100 tests against positive and negative bacteria. Results and Discussions: The outcome of results exhibits the better microbial inhibition in floral extract-coated fabric with adhesive mordant in the M: L ratio of 1:10 against Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. Conclusion: The application of herbal extract on fabrics lasts up to 12 washes in pad-dry-treated fabrics.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.22377/ijgp.v12i03.2023

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