ANTIBACTERIAL AND ANTIFUNGAL ACTIVITIES OF NINE SPECIES OF FAMILY RANUNCULACEAE FROM DIR KOHISTAN VALLEY, KPK, PAKISTAN
The aim of this study was to evaluate the crude methanol extract and subsequent fractions of nine species of Ranunculaceae. They were screened for antibacterial and antifungal activities. Against tested pathogens, crude extract and subsequent fractions demonstrated moderate to excellent antibacterial activities. Highest antibacterial activity was displayed by the Methanol fraction from three species showing significant activity, while antifungal activity was found in two species.