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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 9, Issue 4 (2020)

To determine antimicrobial and phytochemical properties of Boswellia serrata leaf extracts

Author(s):

Priyanka V Ramani and Piyush J Godhani

Abstract:
Various parts of Boswellia serrata is used as medicine in treating various diseases by human beings from the ancient times. In this article the study is carried out on the antimicrobial activity of Boswellia serrata leaf extracts. It shows the antimicrobial activity of ethanolic leaf extracts against actinomycetes bacteria. The phytochemical analysis of leaf extracts showed the presence of secondary metabolites like flavanoides, reducing sugars, terpenoids, quinones, tannins, saponins, and glycosides exhibiting antimicrobial activity. It is concluded that leavf extract of Boswwellia serrata exhibit highest antimicrobial activity at 0.4g/ml concentration.

Pages: 45-47  |  759 Views  184 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Priyanka V Ramani and Piyush J Godhani. To determine antimicrobial and phytochemical properties of Boswellia serrata leaf extracts. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(4):45-47.