PHYTOCHEMICAL AND PHARMACOLOGICAL STUDIES OF ABUTILON BIDENTATUM HOCHST


Rekha Tripathi

Abstract


Objective: The present study deals with the phytochemical and Biological investigation of ethanolic extract of aerial parts of Abutilon bitentatum Hochst.

Methods: Ethanolic extract of aerial parts of A. bitentatum was chromatographed over a silica gel column for phytochemical analysis and Pharmacological studies includes the anti-microbial, anti-viral and anti-tumor activity of ethanolic extract of aerial parts of A. bidentatum.

Results: Phytochemical analysis of aerial parts of A. bitentatum revealed the presence of n-tetracosane, cetyl stearate, tetracosyl alcohol, cycloartenone, β-amyrin, β-sitisterol, alantolactone, isoalantolactone and a new cholestane derivative. The ethanolic extract of aerial parts of this plant showed trace activity for test bacteria and viruses but it is quite active against test fungi.

Conclusion: The extract exhibited significant fungicidal activity.


Keywords


A. bidentatum, Aerial parts, Ethanolic extract, Biological investigation, Significant fungicidal activity

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Title

PHYTOCHEMICAL AND PHARMACOLOGICAL STUDIES OF ABUTILON BIDENTATUM HOCHST

Keywords

A. bidentatum, Aerial parts, Ethanolic extract, Biological investigation, Significant fungicidal activity

DOI

10.22159/ijcpr.2017.v9i3.18900

Date

05-05-2017

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International Journal of Current Pharmaceutical Research
Vol 9, Issue 3, 2017 Page: 69-70

Online ISSN

0975-7066

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Rekha Tripathi
Maharaja Surajmal Institute of Technology, New Delhi


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