Screening for antimicrobial activity of some medicinal plants species of traditional Chinese medicine

https://doi.org/10.17221/3485-CJFSCitation:Janovská D., Kubíková K., Kokoška L. (2003): Screening for antimicrobial activity of some medicinal plants species of traditional Chinese medicine. Czech J. Food Sci., 21: 107-110.
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The antimicrobial activity of crude ethanolic extracts of 10 medicinal plants used in traditional Chinese medicine was tested against five species of microorganisms: Bacillus cereus, Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and Candida albicans. Of the 10 plants tested, 5 showed antimicrobial activity against one or more species of microorganisms. The most active antimicrobial plants were Chelidonium majus, Sanguisorba officinalis, and Tussilago farfara.  
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