Antimicrobial activity of Cannabis sativaThuja orientalis and Psidium guajava leaf extracts against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Shohini Chakraborty, Nashra Afaq, Neelam Singh, Sukanta Majumdar  (July 2018)

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This study examined the antimicrobial activity of Cannabis sativaThuja orientalis and Psidium guajava against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and used a standardized purification protocol to determine the presence and abundance of bioactive compounds in the leaf extracts. The leaf extracts of C. sativaT. orientalis and P. guajava had potential for the control of both hospital- and community-acquired MRSA. Moreover, the inhibitory effect was enhanced when extracts were used in combination.