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Evaluation of the Antimicrobial Activities of the Volatile Oil of the Seeds of Monodora Myristica Graeth and Monodora Tenuifolia Benth (Family: Annonaceae)

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Abstract

The antimicrobial activities of the volatile oil of the seeds of Monodora myristica Gaerth and Monodora tenuifolia Benth (Family Annonaceae) was evaluated using the volatile oil of the flower bud of clove, Syzygium aromaticum as standard, also known antibacterial and anti-fungal drugs were used like Trimethoprim and Sulphamethoxazole (Septrin) and ketoconazole (Nizoral).