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Antibacterial Treatment of Guava Leaves on Cotton | Original Article

Zeba Jamal*, Vivek Singh, in Journal of National Development | Multidisciplinary Academic Research


Consumers of 21st century are aware of the importance of hygienic and safe clothing for them. They not only want a clothing safe for them but also for the environment as well. The demand from these consumers have lead to the development of eco friendly treatments. The antibacterial treatment from Guava leaves is one such attempt to treat cotton fabric for safety of skin and environment. The extract of Guava leaves was prepared by cold maceration and applied through exhaust method. The treated cotton sample showed a considerable reduction in bacterial colony counts of Bacillus spp. as compared to controlled sample.