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Comfrey is promoted in Ayurvedic and other herbal systems, with claims for benefit in disorders such as peptic ulcer. Comfrey also has been commonly used as a topical anti inflammatory healing agent. The present study was carried out antibacterial activity of Symphytum officinale L. By Streak plate method using different solvent such as ethanol, methanol, ethyl acetate and chloroform. Both gram positive and gram negative bacterial strains were found to be sensitivity to the leaf extracts of all the solvents except chloroform at higher concentration (75% and 100%).


Symphytum officinale L Leaf extracts Antibacterial activity Streak plate method

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S. Sumathi, S. Senthil kumar, V. Bharathi, & S. Sahaya Sathish. (2011). Antibacterial Activity of the plant extract of Symphytum officinale L. against selected Pathogenic Bacteria. International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2(1), 92-94. Retrieved from