Pacific Science 4: 167-183 (1950)
The Antibacterial Properties of Some Plants Found in Hawaii
O.A. Bushnell, Mitsuno Fukuda, and Takashi Makinodan
Extracts from 17 plants were tested on 5 strains of pathogenic enteric bacilli. Morinda citrifolia was effective against the intestinal pathogens (Ps. aeruginosa, M. pyogenes and E. coli). The extract from the ripe Morinda citrifolia fruit was shown to have moderate antibacterial properties against Salmonella typhosa, Salmonella montevideo, Salmonella schottmuelleri, Shigella paradys, BH and Shigella paradys.