ISSN: 1813-0410

Keywords : Propolis

A study of effect of ethanolic extract of propolis on growth of in vitro Staphylococcus aureus

journal of kerbala university, Volume 5, Issue 2, Pages 298-303

This study was aimed to find the effect of the active components in propolis which were extracted by ethyl-alcohol on inhibition of the growth of Staphylococcus aureus for it is clinical importance us the causative agent of numerous disease. The present study was conducted in microbiology laboratory Department of biology of education of girls college ,of Kufa University in 13 at 1562008. This study proved from the preliminary chemical (filtration) test that; the ethanolic extractof propolis contains phenolic compounds(Flavonids,Tannins,Coumarin).Alkaloids and terpin ,the propolis extract was effected in inhibition growth of S. aureus and the highest inhibition zone diameter was (23)mm in concentration (100)mgm1.