Image description

Published yearly: 

4 Issues


ISSN: 2320-964X (Online) 

ISSN: 2320-7817  (Print)



Dr. Santosh Pawar 




Int. Journal of Life Sciences, 2018; 6(3): 779-782      |                 Available online, September 29, 2018

Studies on  ethnomedicines and  antibacterial  activities  of flower  and fruit  extract   of  Martynia annua L. from  Kinwat forest

Shinde SR


Department of Botany, Baliram Patil Arts, Commerce and Science College Kinwat, Dist. Nanded (MS), 431 804

Email :



Received :12.07.2018    |    Accepted : 18.09.2018        |       Published : 28.09.2018

Ethnomedicinal  survey  of Kinwat forest  has been  conducted  during  2016-2017. It has  been  found that  Martynia  annua plant  species  is used by  local  traditional  practitioners in human  health  care on pneumonia  in childrens particularly  in  infants.  The present paper focused on ethnomedicinal use  and the antibacterial  activities  of the  plant  against  some human pathogenic  bacteria.


Key words:  Ethnomedicine, antibacterial activity,  M.annua,  Kinwat forest.



Editor: Dr.Arvind Chavhan


Cite this article as:

Shinde SR (2018) Studies on ethnomedicines and  antibacterial  activities  of flower  and fruit  extract   of Martynia annua L. from  Kinwat forest, Int. J. of. Life Sciences, Volume 6(3): 779-782.



Conflicts of interest: The authors stated that no conflicts of interest.



Copyright: © 2018 | Author(s), This is an open access article under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial - No Derives License, which permits use and distribution in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited, the use is non-commercial and no modifications or adaptations are made.


Gibbons S (2005) Plants  as a source  of bacterial  resistance  modulators  and anti infective  agents. Phytochemistry, 4 :63-78.

Naik VN (1998) Flora of Marathwada Vol.I &II, Amrut prakashan Aurangabad.

Chavan VB (2002) Floristic  and ethno-medico-botanical  studies  in some forts  of Marathwada, Ph.D. thesis  submitted  to Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University, Nanded (M.S.)

Zate BR (1983) Flora of Kinwat and Mahur range forests of Nanded district, Ph.D. thesis submitted to Marathwada University,  Aurangabad.

Dalvi SM (2015) Anti-microbial  activities of Michelia  Champaca L.Essential  oil.  International  Journal of life  sciences, 2015 Vol. 3(3) : 232-237.

Jain SK (2012)  Dictionary  of Indian  folk medicine  and ethnobotany,  Deep publication, New Delhi.

Madhav K, Sivaji  K and Tulsirao  K (2008) Flowering  plants of  Chittoor district, Andhra pradesh, India. Student  offset   printers,  Tirupati.








    Origin & Evolution

    Print ISSN : 2320-7817 

    Online ISSN:2320-964X


    46, Guruwandan, Jawahar Nagar, 

    VMV Road, Amravati- 444604

    Maharashtra, India.

    Tel  + 91- 9970559438  |   9420775527  

    Email: |