Antimicrobial Compounds from Spondias purpurea


The dichloromethane, ethyl acetate, ethanol and water extracts of the freeze-dried bark of Spondias purpurea were tested for antimicrobial activities against seven microorganisms. Results of the study indicated that all the extracts at 30 µg have low antimicrobial activities against E. Coli, P. aeruginosa and T. mentagrophytes. The water and ethanol extracts showed low activity against C. Albicans, while the ethyl acetate extract gave low activity against A. niger. All the extracts were inactive against S. Aureus and B. subtilis. Read More