- Saturday, March 29, 2008
- The Antibacterial Activity of Aqueous Extraction of Zingiber Officinale
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Suleiman AlKhaliI*, Majdi Dweikat, Marah Al-Koni and Shada Menawe
*Medical Laboratory Sciences Department, Faculty of Science, An-Najah National University, Nablus-Palestine
The medicinal plant Zin giber officinalo, which is used in folk medicine in Palestine for the treatment of gallstone, decrease joint pain from arthritis, treating nausea, inflammation treatment, weight loss and detoxification. Many studies have shown the antimicrobial activity of organic extracts of Z. officinale, therefore, it has been decided to study the antibacterial activity of aqueous extract of this herb on wide range of G(-) and G(+) bacteria. The aqueous extracts of Z. officinale were tested for their antibacterial activity, the results obtained will be discussed.