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IP International Journal of Medical Microbiology and Tropical Diseases


Flora of Kashmir with Antimicrobial Activity-A Review


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Author Details: Abida Khan, Hidayatullah Tak, Ruqeya Nazir, Bashir A. Lone

Volume : 1

Issue : 1

Online ISSN : 2581-4761

Print ISSN : 2581-4753

Article First Page : 30

Article End Page : 33


Abstract

Plants are the source of large amount of drugs comprising to different groups such as antispasmodics, emetics, anti-cancer, antimicrobials etc. A large number of the plants are claimed to possess the antibiotic properties in the traditional system and are also used extensively by the tribal people worldwide. It is now believed that nature has given the cure of every disease in one way or another. Plants have been known to relieve various diseases in Ayurveda. Therefore, the researchers today are emphasizing on evaluation and characterization of various plants and plant constituents against a number of diseases based on their traditional claims of the plants given in Ayurveda. In this present review, an attempt has been made to give an overview of certain bioactive compounds which may have the antimicrobial activity.

Keywords:
Medicinal plants; Antimicrobial activity, Kashmir, Antimicrobials