PHYTOCHEMICAL AND ANTIMICROBIAL STUDIES ON GARCINIA LATTISSIMA MIQ. FRUIT EXTRACT


Neneng Sitisilfi Ambarwati, Berna Elya, Amarila Malik, Muhammad Hanafi

Abstract


Objective: The present investigation was aimed to explore the phytoconstituents present in the fruit part of Garcinia lattissima Miq. and their antimicrobial efficacy.

Methods: The preliminary phytochemical constituents were qualitatively analyzed using the standard procedures described in Materia Medica Indonesia. Antimicrobial screening was performed using disc diffusion and dilution methods.

Results: Phytochemical screening of different extracts of G. lattissima Miq. fruits revealed the presence of tannins, saponins, flavonoids, and alkaloids, and the results are shown in Table 1. The ethyl acetate and methanolic extracts of G. lattissima Miq. fruits showed antimicrobial activity, and the n-hexane extract failed to prove the inhibition against the selected pathogens.

Conclusion: The results of the phytochemical and bio-efficacy study revealed most valuable information and also support the continued sustainable use of G. lattissima Miq. fruits in the traditional system of medicine.


Keywords


Garcinia lattissima Miq., Antimicrobial, Phytochemical, Tannins, Saponins, Flavonoids, Alkaloids.

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Title

PHYTOCHEMICAL AND ANTIMICROBIAL STUDIES ON GARCINIA LATTISSIMA MIQ. FRUIT EXTRACT

Keywords

Garcinia lattissima Miq., Antimicrobial, Phytochemical, Tannins, Saponins, Flavonoids, Alkaloids.

DOI

10.22159/ajpcr.2017.v10i7.18528

Date

01-07-2017

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Journal

Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research
Vol 10 Issue 7 July 2017 Page: 230-232

Print ISSN

0974-2441

Online ISSN

2455-3891

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Authors & Affiliations

Neneng Sitisilfi Ambarwati
Department of , Faculty of Pharmacy, Universitas Indonesia, Depok 16424, Indonesia.
Indonesia

Berna Elya
Department of, Faculty of Pharmacy, Universitas Indonesia, Depok 16424, Indonesia.
Indonesia

Amarila Malik
Department of, Faculty of Pharmacy, Universitas Indonesia, Depok 16424, Indonesia.
Indonesia

Muhammad Hanafi
Centre for Chemistry, Indonesian Institute of Sciences, Serpong, Banten, Indonesia.
Indonesia


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