Journal of Applied Pharmacy

Journal of Applied Pharmacy
Open Access

ISSN: 1920-4159

+44 1300 500008

Jayendra N Shah

Dr, Department of Textile Chemistry, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

  • Research Article   
    Studies of Antibacterial Properties on Cotton Textiles Treated with Natural Bioactive Compounds
    Author(s): Rashmi D Pachauri* and Jayendra N Shah

    In the present pandemic scenario, the new quality textile requirements not only emphasize on the intrinsic functionality and long service life of the product but also functional finish processes that should be environmentfriendly. To impart and enhance the antibacterial functionality to cotton textiles, research on environment-friendly antibacterial agents based on natural products is gaining worldwide interest. The present research aims to impart a natural antibacterial activity on cotton textiles with the help of plant extracts. Plant leaf extracts are applied though Pad-Dry-Cure technique. The effect of these herbs on antibacterial activity of cotton fabric evaluated through standard test methods. Encouraging results indicate that cotton having no antibacterial activity gained the same and enhanced with increasing treatment conditions. Also imparted antibacteri.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/1920-4159.22.14.330

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