International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Research Paper | Plant Physiology and Botany | India | Volume 7 Issue 5, May 2018


Phytochemical Profile and Ethanomedicinal uses Anatomy, Anti-Microbial Activity of Asclepias CurassavicaL

Dr. J. R. Mulay [2]


Abstract: Since, ancient times, the plants have been a veritable source of drugs. Different extracts from traditional medicinal plants have been tested to identify the source of the therapeutic effects. Asclepias curassavica L. (leaf) extract made in Methanol, Petroleum ether contains different secondary metabolites (Phytochemicals) with biological activity that can be of therapeutic index. preliminary Phytochemical screening of plant parts of Asclepias curassavica L. . It is interesting to note that the action of the extracts of Asclepias curassavicaL. is nontoxic. The obtained result provide a support for the use of this plant in traditional medicine and suggest its further advance investigation. Phytochemical screening of the crude extracts revealed the presence of saponins, tannins, alkaloids, and other phyto constituents which were reported during present investigation were cardiac glycosides, flavonoids, glycosides, steroids, terpens and tannins. The consequences of this work has clarified that many active bioconstituents of Asclepia scurassavica L. . consist effective qualities in its tending action. Thus it may be exploited by Scientists in the development of human medicines and drugs. Herbal medicines have been used from the earliest times to the present day. Herbal medicines exhibit a remarkable therapeutic diversity. Asclepias curassavicaL. is an Ayurvedic plant which is used in several traditional medicines to treat a variety of diseases. Since five different extracts showed antimicrobial activity, it can be predicted that variety of antimicrobial compounds are present in this plant. After 24h the plates were observed for zone of inhibition


Keywords: Phytochemical Profile, Ethno medicinal uses, Anatomy, Anti-Microbial Activity


Edition: Volume 7 Issue 5, May 2018,


Pages: 677 - 681


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Dr. J. R. Mulay, "Phytochemical Profile and Ethanomedicinal uses Anatomy, Anti-Microbial Activity of Asclepias CurassavicaL", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 7 Issue 5, May 2018, pp. 677-681, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20182420

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