Qualitas Plantarum et Materiae Vegetabiles

, Volume 22, Issue 1, pp 29–35 | Cite as

Antimicrobial activities of Allium sativum, Allium cepa, Raphanus sativus, Capsicum frutescens, Eruca sativa, Allium kurrat on bacteria

  • I. A. Abdou
  • A. A. Abou-Zeid
  • M. R. El-Sherbeeny
  • Z. H. Abou-El-Gheat


The antimicrobial activities of the crude juices ofAllium sativum, Allium cepa, Raphanus sativus have been found to be strongly active onEscherichia coli, Pseudomonas pyocyaneus, Salmonella typhi andBacillus subtilis, while the crude juices ofCapsicum frutenscens andEruca sativa were active only onEscherichia coli, Salmonella typhi andBacillus subtilis. The crude juice ofAllium kurrat was active onEscherichia coli andBacillus subtilis. The active antibacterial substances were easily isolated by different organic solvents.


Plant Physiology Pseudomonas Organic Solvent Antimicrobial Activity Raphanus Sativus 
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Die antimikrobiellen Aktivitäten der rohen Säfte vonAllium sativum undAllium cepa wurden als stark befunden gegenEscherichia coli, Pseudomonas pyocyaneus, Salmonella typhi undBacillus subtilis, während die rohen Säfte vonCapsicum frutescens undEruca sativa nur gegenEscherichia coli undBacillus subtilis aktiv waren. Der rohe Saft vonAllium kurrat erwies sich als aktiv gegenEscherichia coli undBacillus subtilis. Die aktiven antimikrobiellen Substanzen waren durch verschiedene organische Lösungsmittel leicht zu isolieren.


Les activités antimicrobiennes des jus crusd'Allium sativum, Allium cepa, Raphanus sativus ont été trouvées actives en affectantEscherichia coli, Pseudomonas pyocyaneus, Salmonella typhi etBacillus subtilis, mais les jus crus deCapsicum frutescens etEruca sativa affectent seulementEscherichia coli, Salmonella typhi etBacillus subtilis. Le jus crud'Allium kurrat affecteEscherichia coli etBacillus subtilis. L'active substance antibactérienne est isolée facilement par dissolvants organiques différents.


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© Dr. W. Junk N.V. 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • I. A. Abdou
    • 1
  • A. A. Abou-Zeid
    • 1
  • M. R. El-Sherbeeny
    • 1
  • Z. H. Abou-El-Gheat
    • 1
  1. 1.Nutrition Institute, Cairo and Microbiological and Enzyme Chemistry Research UnitNational Research CentreDokki, CairoArab Republic of Egypt

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