Journal of Pure and Applied MicrobiologyVol. 1 No. 2

In vitro Antifungal Activity of Plumbago zeylanica

V. P. Zambare* and Bhole A. A.

P.G. Department of Biochemistry, New Arts, Commerce and Science College, Ahmednagar - 414 001, India.

Received on 20 September 2007 and accepted on 10 October 2007



In vitro activity of ethanolic and methanolic plant extracts of Plumbago zeylanica was investigated against Aspergillus sp., Penicillium, Aspergillus sp. and Fusarium sp. The ethanolic extract exhibited significant activity against Aspergillus, Penicillium sp. and Fusarium sp. Aqueous and acetone extracts were showed moderate activity followed by petroleum ether extract.

Keywords : Antifungal activity, Plumbago zeylanica, plumbagin.