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Caduyac, Lovely Joy 9-Rutherford Article Backgroun d Rationale (Significanc e of the study) Brief literature review Research gap ANTIMICROBIAL AND ANTHELMINTIC ACTIVITY OF ELEUSINE INDICA Eleusine indica (goose grass) is an invasive annual weed found all over the warmer areas of the world. It fruits round the year. Cats with stomach problems eat its leaves and get well after that. This aroused our interest in this plant species. E. indica is used in herbal medicine in different continents. The work is aimed at the determination of anthelminitic and antibacterial activity of E. indica against some pathogens dwelling in the alimentary canal. Antimicrobial activity of Elusine indica was carried out using Agar well diffusion method on selected pathogens usually associated with diarrhea or other
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Unformatted text preview: stomach problems such as Shigella dysenteriae Escherichia coli, Salmonella typhi, Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus facealis and Lactobacillus lactis. The aqueous extract was the most susceptible while the ethanol extract was the least susceptible to these microorganisms. The observed antimicrobial activity is concentration dependent. The work also shows that the plant has marked anthelmintic activity against Strongyloides stercoralis. The work therefore gives credence to the use of Eleusine indica The research needs to pick a specific pathogens in order to know the specific pathogen that is being eliminated and to know if eleusine indica works well in eliminating that kind of pathogen. against diarrhea and worm infections....
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