Abstract
SCREENING OF EXTRACTS OF Dioscorea bulbifera FROM MALAKKAPPARA FOREST AREA, KERALA

Dr. Viji M. O.*, Neeba Wilson and Lamin Rose

ABSTRACT

Tribals living in Western Ghats of Kerala practice their own traditional system of herbal treatment with high degree of confidentiality. The study investigates on Dioscorea bulbifera, one such folkoric medicinal plant of phytochemical and pharmaceutical interests with its unique therapeutic properties. Selected plant parts were extracted with different solvents in order of increasing polarity namely chloroform, ethyl acetate and methanol. The phytochemical screening of root and leaf extracts revealed the presence of Tannins, Phenolics, Glycosides, Resins, Terpenoids and Anthraquinones. Antibacterial activities of the extracts were screened against Bacillus subtilis, Klebsiella pneumonia, Eschericia coli and Staphylococcus aureus. Root extracts were more effective with regard to the inhibition zone diameter. TLC profiling of the extracts confirms the presence of various phytochemicals providing a valuable clue regarding the potential of plant as a source of plant based drugs.

Keywords: Dioscorea bulbifera, Phytochemicals, antibacterial activity, Thin layer chromatography.


[Full Text Article]   [Download Certificate]

Login





Forgot Password  |  Register

Indexing

Best Paper Awards

European Journal of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences (EJBPS) will give best paper award in every issue in the form of money along with certificate to promote research activity of scholar.

Best Article of current issue :

Dr. Dhrubo Jyoti Sen

Download Article : Click here

News & Updation

  • EJBPS: MAY ISSUE PUBLISHED

    MAY 2024 Issue has been successfully launched on 1 MAY 2024.

  • EJBPS New Impact Factor

    EJBPS Impact Factor has been Increased to 7.482 for Year 2024.

  • Index Copernicus Value

    EJBPS Received Index Copernicus Value 77.3, due to High Quality Publication in EJBPS at International Level

  • Journal web site support Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Saffari for easy download of article without any trouble.

    .

  • Article Invited for Publication

    Dear Researcher, Article Invited for Publication  in EJBPS coming Issue.

     

UG/PG/Ph.D Research Publication

Research Scholar of UG/PG/Ph.D can Submit their Research Article/Review Article/Case Study/Short Communication for Publication in EJBPS

Downloads

Copyright From

Covering Letter

                        Author Instruction 
 

PLAGERLUM REPORT