ANTIBACTERIAL EFFECT OF GUDUCHI KWATH (TINNODPORA CORDIFOLIA WILLD.) ON PYOGENIC BACTERIA BY CULTURE AND SENSITIVITY METHOD - A SINGLE CASE STUDY
Keywords:Guduchi, Krimighna, Staphylococcus Haemolyticus, Antibacterial Activity
Antibiotics are one of the most important weapons in fighting bacterial infections and have greatly benefited the health related to human life, these health benefited are under threat as many commonly used antibiotics have become less effective against certain illness not only because many of them produces toxic reaction, but also due emergence of drug resistant bacteria.
Guduchi (Tinospora Cordifolia) has been reported as drug of choice in many disease conditions in Ayurveda. The study was planned to evaluate the anti-bacterial property of Guduchi kwath on Pyogenic bacteria by culture & sensitivity method for the study, 1 patient was selected & pus sample was used for culture by sticking method & colony characters are observed & gram staining done. Then specially made Guduchi Kwath discs are used for sensitivity in MH agar.
Zone of inhibition is the criteria of assessment of sensitivity. Whole study was in vitro. The bacteria’s during study is Staphylococcus haemolyticus. It was observed that Guduchi Kwath shows significant activity against above organism.
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