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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 6, Issue 3 (2017)

Pharmacological and Anti-bacterial Activities of the leaves of Andrographis paniculata Nees.

Author(s): Anurag Singh, Md Maqsood Ahamad Khan, Deepshikha Sahu, Neelu Vishwakarma, Anuradha Yadav and Abaidya Nath Singh
Abstract: Andrographis paniculata Nees is well known as king of bitters and has wide range of medicinal pharmacological application. It contains several secondary metabolites products such as flavonoids, tannins, phenolic compounds, saponins, terpenoids with wide range of therapeutic applications. The plant has been reported to have hepatoprotective, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antimicrobial, antifungal, anti-HIV, anti-parasitic, antioxidant, anti-tuberculosis and anti-cancer properties. An attempt was made to analyze the antimicrobial activity of Andrographis paniculata Nees leaf extracts against bacterial strain viz., Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus auerus & Salmonella typhimurium. Antimicrobial study was carried out by Agar well diffusion method against the bacteria by using methanolic extracts of Andrographis paniculata Nees.
Pages: 418-420  |  663 Views  56 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Anurag Singh, Md Maqsood Ahamad Khan, Deepshikha Sahu, Neelu Vishwakarma, Anuradha Yadav, Abaidya Nath Singh. Pharmacological and Anti-bacterial Activities of the leaves of Andrographis paniculata Nees.. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2017;6(3):418-420.
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