Author(s): Dipali Rokade*, Pragati Rokade, Pallavi Dhekale
Plants continue to be an important therapeutic aid for alleviating the ailments of humankind. In the present research work different parts of Calendula officinalis were screened for potential antibact erial activity against some important bacterial strains, namely Escherichia coli, staphylococcus aureus and fungal strain Candida glaberata, Aspergillus flavus .antifungal activity was determined in alcoholic extract using agar disc diffusion method. Although all the plants parts showed significant antimicrobial activity and the higher antifungal activity was observed in alcoholic extract of dried petals against Candida glaberata, Aspergillus flavus. Keywords: Calendula officinalis, Candida glaberata, Aspergillus flavus .antifungal.