Chemical analysis, inhibition of biofilm formation and biofilm eradication potential of Euphorbia hirta L.
Given the serious health threats of antibiotic resistant infections, this study provides important and valuable findings for the potential of Euphorbia hirta in the treatment of infectious ailments.
These were Tridax procumbense, Eleusine indica, Syndrella nodiflora, Mimosa pudica, Panicum maximum, Commelina benghalensis and Euphorbia hirta.
Species Control (%) Treatment (%) Euphorbia hirta 70 40 Syndrella nodiflora 100 60 Eleusine indica 80 70 Panicum maximum 80 80 Ageratum conyzoides 10 10 Commelina benghalensis 40 20 Tridax procumbense 50 30 Mimosa pudica 10 0 Table 4: Changes in Population Density ([m.
Euphorbia hirta (asthma weed) is not really a new lead for asthma, having been traditionally used in the west for this condition for over 100 years.
Inhibition of early and late phase allergic reactions by euphorbia hirta L.
Euphorbia hirta (Ogbulie et al, 2007), Kigelia africana (Omokehin et al 2007), Hibiscus sabdariffa (Olaleye 2007) and Mucuna pruriens (Salau and Odeleye, 2007).
Antibacterial activities and toxicological potentials of crude ethanolic'extracts of Euphorbia hirta.
In the study reviewing the effect of Euphorbia hirta as an antibacterial agent, which of the following is true:
a) Euphorbia hirta extract effectively eradicated the established biofilm of Pseudomonas aeruginosa with some weak anti-biofilm activity also demonstrated
b) Biofilm inhibition activity of Euphorbia hirta was most potent against Enterococcus faecalis with some inhibition also observed against Pseudomonas aeruginosa