CHEMISTRY

ANTIMICROBIAL EVALUATION OF METHANOLIC EXTRACT OF COLLIANDRIA SURINAMENSIS ON SOME PATHOGENIC ORGANIZMS

The crude extract of Colliandria surinamnsis is used traditional medicine for the treatment of some diseases/infections. The crude extract obtained from the flower of Colliandria surinamnsis was found to have antimicrobial activity against some pathogenic organisms such as Staphylococcus auraes, Bacillus subtilis and Streptococcus species. The performance of the extract against the bacteria isolates was favourably comparable with established commercial antibacterial agents.