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Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biological Sciences

Phytochemical screening antioxidant and antimicrobial activity of aeschynomene aspera linn root extract

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Author Details : K Iswaryalakshmi, M Akilabalamurugan*

Volume : 7, Issue : 1, Year : 2019

Article Page : 29-33

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Medicinal plant are the nature’s of gift to human being to make disease free healthy life.It play a vital role to preserve our health. In india different part have been used for curing various diseases from ancient life. In this present study focus on the analysis of priliminary phytochemical in ethanol extract of Asechynomene Aspera Linn root. Among this extract presence of therapeutically important and valuable secondary metabolites flavonoids, alkaloids, trephenoids, steriods and phenol. The antioxidant activity of root sample was evaluvated by using DPPH, ABTS and Nitric oxide reducing activity. The present study showed that good free radical scavenging properties and a clear correlation exist between the antioxidant activity.The ethanolic extract of AsechynomeneAspera Linn root sample was tested for its antibacterial activity against two human bacterial pathogens (E.coli and S.pneumoniae) and using three different concentration by disc diffusion method.The maximum inhibition of antibactrial activity was observed in E.coli. The study concluded that the ethanolic extract of Asechynomene Aspera Linn root has potential antioxidant and antimicrobial action which is responsible for the biological activities that is used for natural health.

Keywords: Asechynomene aspera Linn, DPPH, ABTS, Nitric Oxide.

Doi : 10.18231/j.jpbs.2019.005

How to cite : Iswaryalakshmi K, Akilabalamurugan M, Phytochemical screening antioxidant and antimicrobial activity of aeschynomene aspera linn root extract. J Pharm Biol Sci 2019;7(1):29-33

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