Antimicrobial and analgesic activities of Wendlandia thyrsoidea leaf extracts

Basavanakote M. Basavaraja, Lingadahalli P. Srikrishna, Hosadu M. Vagdevi, Vijayavittala P. Vaidya


The leaves of Wendlandia thyrsoidea were extracted with different solvents and screened for their antimicrobial and analgesic
activities. The antimicrobial activity was evaluated using the minimum inhibitory concentration method and the analgesic activity
was carried out by the acetic acid-induced writhing method. The ethyl acetate extract exhibited potent antimicrobial activity, whereas, the methanol extract showed a significant analgesic activity.
Key words: Analgesic activity, minimum inhibitory concentration, Wendlandia thyrsoidea

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