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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 12, Issue 3 (2023)

Phytochemical Analysis of Citrullus colocynthis (L.) Schrad and study of its antibacterial activity in vitro

Author(s):

Shreyasi Pradhan, Subhabrata Goswami, Satyabrata Manna, Tapati Adak, Ajit Pradhan, Sumana Dolui, Gora Chand Ghosh and Somnath De

Abstract:

Citrullus colocynthis (L.) an important herbal to the tribal not founded as vivid day up till now. Except few fragmentary findings no investigation in respect to phytochemical screening. And antibacterial activity of the present day has not been done keeping this point in mind phytochemical screening and anti-bacterial activity recently done against four bacteria (S. typhi, P. aeruginosa, K. pneumoniae, B. subtilis) using Acetone, Ethanol, and Aqueous as solvent extracts. Flavonoids as marker of phytochemicals identified for best results where Acetone extracts for B. subtilis and Ethanol extract for P. aeruginosa showed excellent results rather than extract in aqueous solution.

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How to cite this article:
Shreyasi Pradhan, Subhabrata Goswami, Satyabrata Manna, Tapati Adak, Ajit Pradhan, Sumana Dolui, Gora Chand Ghosh and Somnath De. Phytochemical Analysis of Citrullus colocynthis (L.) Schrad and study of its antibacterial activity in vitro. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2023;12(3):156-159. DOI: 10.22271/phyto.2023.v12.i3b.14678

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