Antibacterial activities of moringa olifiera freeze dried extract on staphylococcus aureus


Wulan Angestia
Valendriyani Ningrum
Tai L. Lee
Shih-Chieh Lee
Abu Bakar


Objective: The aim of this study is to determine the antibacterial activities of M. oleifera freeze dried extract on Staphylococcus aureus. Material and Methods: The antibacterial activities using two methods, microdilution method and agar diffusion method. The minimum inhibitory concentration is determined. The measurement of absorbance in microdilution method using a spectrophotometer at length wave 590 nm. The inhibition zone is measured using scalimeter. Results: The results showed both microdilution method and agar diffusion method present the inhibition activity of M. oleifera freeze dried extract on staphylococcus aureus. Conclusion: The finding confirmed M. oleifera freeze dried extract as the promising antibacterial natural agent, particularly on inhibiting S. aureus strain.  


How to Cite
Angestia, W., Ningrum, V., Lee, T. L., Lee, S.-C., & Bakar, A. (2020). Antibacterial activities of moringa olifiera freeze dried extract on staphylococcus aureus. Journal of Dentomaxillofacial Science, 5(3), 154–157.


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