Preliminary phytochemical, physiochemical properties of hexane, chloroform and methanol extracts of twenty South Indian medicinal plants

Latha M.H.P., Aniel Kumar O.

Abstract


India is the largest producer of medicinal plants and is rightly called the "Botanical garden of the World". India is sitting on a gold mine of well recorded and traditionally well practiced knowledge of herbal medicine. In search of innovative, eco-friendly strategies for microbial infections and cancer management. Identification, selection and collection of some medicinal plants that are grown abundantly and luxuriantly in Visakhapatnam District. Qualitative, Quantitative analysis of phytochemicals, antioxidant activity, antimicrobial and anticancer activities of the medicinal plants that are grown in Visakhapatnam District, Andhra Pradesh, India. Detailed investigation of Antioxidant, Anticancer activities on the medicinal plant that shows highest effect on antimicrobial activity.

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Phytochemicals, Physiochemical, medicinal plants

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