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Scientific Name:
Bulbine natalensis (syn. latifolia)
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Common Name:
bulbine, ibhucu, rooiwortel
Evidence of Activity
The in vitro antimicrobial activity of Bulbine natalensis tuber against 4 Gram+ve and 12 Gram-ve bacteria as well as 3 fungal species was investigated and showed that the ethanolic extract, n-butanol and ethyl acetate fractions inhibited 75, 87.5 and 100% respectively of tested bacteria. Yakubu 2012
History of Record
ORIGINAL RESEARCH BY: J. Mohanasundarum, MD, PhD
February 2016
LATEST UPDATES BY: Oren Rabinowitz, MSc
April 2021