Dr. S.P. Purushotham

The beneficial medicinal effect of plant materials typically result from the secondary product present in the plant although, it is usually not endorsed to a single compound but a combination of the metabolites. The medicinal action of plants are exclusive to a particular plants species or group, unswerving with the perception that the combination of secondary products in a particular plant is taxonomically distinct. Preliminary phytochemical screening, antibacterial and antifungal potential of medicinal plants. Quantitative phytochemical screening of these plants confirmed the presence of various phytoochemicals like flavonoids, steriods, terpenoids, saponins, phenols, tanins and anthroquinones gave the plant extract its potential against various disease. The results lend scientific credence to justify the use of these plants against microbial infections.

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