Ishwari Prasad Gupta a and Arapna Sinhab
Post Graduate Department of Botany, Ranchi College, Ranchi-834008
Received , 25th June, 2016; Revised: 19th August, 2016
Abstract : The present study was conducted to investigate antimicrobial activity of Oscimum sanctum methanolic extract against strains of gram positive and gram negative bacteria. The extract was tested for its antimicrobial activity against gram positive bacteria like Bacillus subtilis and gram negative bacteria like Escherichia coli. Inhibition of microbial growth was investigated using agar well diffusion method.