ANTIBACTERIAL AND ANTIOXIDATION ASSAY OF THALIPATHIRI CHOORANAM PRESCRIBED TO CURE COUGH BY THE CHERUTHIKONAM TRADITIONAL SIDDHA MEDICINAL PRACTITIONER OF KANYAKUMARI DISTRICT, INDIA

  • MARY SUJA R "Scott Christian College" (Autonomous) Nagercoil
  • CHRISTUDHAS WILLIAMS B

Abstract

Abstract

Thalipathiri chooranam is a polyherbal formulation prepared from 15 different herbs being used for the treatment of kapha (in Tamil) diseases. Thalipathiri chooranam, aqueous, silver nitrate and petroleum ether extracts were tested for phytochemical, antioxidant and antibacterial activity against selected human pathogens viz. Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Klebsiella pneumoniae and Proteus vulgaris. The antibacterial assay revealed that the extracts corroborate good inhibitory activity against all test pathogens. The unexplored area of Thalipathiri chooranam towards their antioxidation effect in aqueous, silver nitrate and petroleum ether extracts indicated promising antioxidant activities in concentration dependent manner.

Author Biography

MARY SUJA R, "Scott Christian College" (Autonomous) Nagercoil

Department of Botany

Phd Scholar

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R, M. S., and C. W. B. “ANTIBACTERIAL AND ANTIOXIDATION ASSAY OF THALIPATHIRI CHOORANAM PRESCRIBED TO CURE COUGH BY THE CHERUTHIKONAM TRADITIONAL SIDDHA MEDICINAL PRACTITIONER OF KANYAKUMARI DISTRICT, INDIA”. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, Vol. 8, no. 4, July 2015, pp. 274-7, https://innovareacademics.in/journals/index.php/ajpcr/article/view/6666.
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