THE EFFECT OF ALKALOIDS AND FLAVONOIDS EXTRACTS OF VITEX DONIANA SEED ON SOME MICROORGANISMS

Abstract

This research studied the effects of alkaloids and flavonoids extracts of Vitex doniana seeds on some pathogenic bacteria and fungi. The bacteria are: P. aeroginosa, B. subtilis, S. aureaus, E. coli and S. typhi. The fungi are C. albican and A. niger. It was found that the alkaloid and flavonoid extracts of the seed inhibited the above named five bacteria successfully. The alkaloid and flavonoids extracts of the seed cannot inhibit the above mentioned two test fungi. Alkaloid and flavonoids extracts of V. doniana seeds are antibiotic in action. This knowledge can help the new generation pharmacists in their formulation of new drugs to improve health care delivery.

Keywords: Alkaloids, Bacteria, Flavonoids, Vitex doniana seed, fungi, microorganisms and extracts.


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