India correlates Daruharidra to Berberis aristata DC of Key words: Antimicrobial activity, Daruharidra, eye infection, methanolic stem extract. The highest antimicrobial activity of B. aristata root extract was found against S. aureus ( mm) in acetonic extract with an MIC of mg mL-1 and that of leaf . The antimicrobial activity of hydroalcoholic extracts of four Berberis species viz. Berberis aristata, Berberis asiatica, Berberis chitria and Berberis lycium were.

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Thus, the promising antimicrobial activity of the extracts furnishes strong support for the various traditional uses of this plant in medicinal applications. The antibacterial activity of the extract against clinical aristaha was comparable to that of standard strains Table 3. The leaves on long shoots are not involved in photosynthesis but develop into three-spine thorns and finally short shoots with several leaves cm long, simple, and either entire, or with spiny margins involved in photosynthesis.

J Med Plants Res ;5: Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Anc Sci Life ; But there was no such formation of soap which indicates the absence of fats.

The genus Berberis Berberidaceae includes about species that commonly occur in most areas of central and southern Europe, the northeastern region of the United States arsitata in Berberjs Asia including the northern area of Pakistan. Indian medicinal plants, Volume 3, Delhi: Different methods were followed to find out qualitatively the presence of phytochemical constituents in the extract. Special Issue Abstract Book. The antiamoebic effect of a crude drug formulation of herbal extracts against Entamoeba histolytica in vitro and in vivo.

The results of antifungal activity are summarized in figure 2. Root and stem extracts were equally active against the employed strains, with their respective zones of inhibition of mm; while mm zones of inhibition were observed with the leaf extract. Phytochemical analysis of some medicinal plants from western region of India.


No saponins were indicated in extract. Antioxidant and cytoprotective compounds from Berberis vulgaris Barberry Phytother Res. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC.

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The extracts were filtersterilized before use. Uneven activities of different plant parts root, stem of this plant have been reported against different bacterial and fungal human pathogens in different solvents [21 — 22]. Alkaloid with wide spectrum of pharmacological activities. Many deciduous species such as B.

Antimicrobial activity, Daruharidra, eye infection, methanolic stem extract. The export of Berberis fruits is not considerable, because appropriate atistata is not available which affects the appearance and color of barberries. The mixture was heated and the resulting red color signified the presence of flavonoids [28]. J Int Plant Sci ;3: Curr Trends Biotechnol Pharm ;5: Ethnomedicinal practices and conservation status of medicinal plants of North Kashmir Himalayas.

Phytochemical and biological screening of Berberis aristata. Determination of berberine content aritsata the stem of extracts of Cosinium fenestratum by TLC densitometry. The methanolic plant extracts showed potential antifungal activity against the tested fungal strains as revealed by the correlation of results with that of positive control, fluconazole. Activity of Berberis aetnensis root extracts on candida strains.

These were monitored regularly and the percentage results calculated after seven days were found to be dose dependent; the activities increasing with the increase in concentration of extracts.

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Botanical and phytochemical studies on roots of Antimicrobkal umbellate Wall. The formation of blue green rings in the extracts, as a result of Lieberman Burchardt test, showed the presence of terpenoids [27].

This solution was carefully transferred to the surface of 2ml of concentrated sulphuric acid. The results strongly support the profound ethnobotanical applications of this plant and also demonstrate its potential for use in weed control strategies.


Antibacterial Activity The tested bacterial strains, assayed alongside with DMSO and amoxicillin, exhibited variable susceptibility to all the extracts of Od. Menispermaceae from its adulterants.

Sample Preparation The plant was cleaned off dirt and unwanted materials by successively washing with running tap water and sterile water for times.

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The plant has glossy dark green and obovate leaves, stalked flowers and woody, yellowish brown roots with a thin covering of bark [7]. Medicinal plants are a rich and natural source of bioactive constituents which have important role in modern medicine [1]. Standardization of Morinda umbellata Linn.

Int J Pharmacol ;7: In Pakistan, each year there are enormous reports of spoilage of cereal crops due to poor weed control. Both aqueous and alcoholic extracts were prepared as described by [11] with slight modifications as adopted in previous studies [12]. Methanolic extract preparation and phytochemical analysis was done using standard procedures.

The root extract showed significant inhibition against all the tested bacterial strains zones of inhibition of mm as compared to the positive standard amoxicillin used zones of inhibition of mm.

It has also antifungal, tuberculostatic antihelminthic, properties. Antimicrobial activity shows good positive result with gram positive bacteria. Language and Literature; Formation of intense yellow colour, which becomes colourless on addition of dilute acid, indicates the presence of flavonoid Test of Saponins Small quantity of alcoholic and aqueous extract was taken separately and 20ml of distilled water was added and shaken in graduated cylinder for 15 minutes length wise.

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