IN VITRO ANTIMICROBIAL SCREENING OF AQUILARIA AGALLOCHA ROOTS


CANLI K., Yetgin A., AKATA I., ALTUNER E. M.

AFRICAN JOURNAL OF TRADITIONAL COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICINES, vol.13, no.5, pp.178-181, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.21010/ajtcam.v13i5.23
  • Journal Name: AFRICAN JOURNAL OF TRADITIONAL COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICINES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, CAB Abstracts, Veterinary Science Database
  • Page Numbers: pp.178-181
  • Keywords: Aquilaria agallocha, Mesir paste, antimicrobial activity, antimicrobial screening, ethanol extract, EXTRACTS, ANTIBACTERIAL, RESISTANCE, BACTERIA, PLANTS
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: It was previously shown that some parts of Aquilaria agallocha, which is commonly known as oud or oodh, such as roots have been used as a traditional medical herbal in different countries. In Turkey A. agallocha is one of the ingredients while preparing famous Mesir paste, which was invented as a medicinal paste and used from the Ottoman period to now at least for 500 years. The identification the in vitro antimicrobial activity of ethanol extract of A. agallocha roots is main purpose of this analysis.