Volume 8 Issue 2 - March 2017

  • 1. Antimicrobial activity of leaf extracts of naringi crenulata.

    Authors : M. Rambabu, Dr.s.k.m.basha, Dr.c.v.narasimha Murth

    Pages : 72-76

    DOI : http://dx.doi.org/10.21172/1.82.011

    Keywords : Naringi crenulata, Leaf, phytochemical studies , antibacterial activity.

    Abstract :

    Traditional medicines have become more popular in the treatment of many diseases due to popular belief that green medicine is safe, easily available and with fewer side effects. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimated that 80% of the population of developing countries relies on traditional medicines, mostly plant drugs, for their primary health care needs. The scientific evaluation of ethno medicinally important plants is now being done thoroughly covering various aspects of their study like efficacy of the crude drugs, chemistry of active principles, and its therapeutic effects. Naringi crenulataRoxb (or) Limonia crenulata is a Rutaceae family, spinous glabrous smalltree, grows tropical Africa and Asia. It is commonly known as “Mahavilvam” inTamil and Kukka velaga in Telugu. It is a wide spread of the genus (Naringi) grown as under large trees in evergreen forests upto 200mts.The leaves are aromatic just like any other citrus leaves. The root extract is used for vomiting, dysentery and colic disorders. Fruit decoction is used as an antidote to insect poison. In the present study an attempt is made various photochemical those are there in the leaf of Naringi crenulataRoxb and its antimicrobial activity. The results shows compounds such as alkaloids flavonoids, tannins, saponins, steroids and terpenoids are detected in N. crenulata which could made the plant useful for treating different ailments as having a potential of providing useful drugs of human use.

    Citing this Journal Article :

    M. Rambabu, Dr.s.k.m.basha, Dr.c.v.narasimha Murth, "Antimicrobial activity of leaf extracts of naringi crenulata.", https://www.ijltet.org/journal_details.php?id=911&j_id=3660, Volume 8 Issue 2 - March 2017, 72-76, #ijltetorg