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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 6, Issue 6 (2017)

Phytochemical and antibacterial activities of crude leaf and root extracts of Clitoria ternatea varieties (Fabaceae)

Author(s): Rajesh Kumar T, Santhosh Kumar R and Anju VS
Abstract: Medicinal Plants are rich source of therapeutic compounds that have tremendous applications in pharmaceutical industry. Clitoria has three varieties Clitoria ternatea L. Var. ternatea Hook. F.(white), Clitoria ternatea L. Var. ternatea Hook. F. (Blue) and Clitoria ternatea L. Var. Pleniflora Fantz.(Blue var), Clitoria is an attractive perennial climber with conspicuous blue or white flowers. Preliminary phytochemical analysis for Carbohydrates, starch, chlorophyll, alkaloids, total phenolics, total flavonoids, tannins, steroides were made by following standard procedures. Our study also showed that the leaf and root extracts of three Clitoria ternatea varieties have some of the factors that may influence the sensitivity of the tested bacteria (E.coli).
Pages: 1104-1108  |  424 Views  30 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Rajesh Kumar T, Santhosh Kumar R, Anju VS. Phytochemical and antibacterial activities of crude leaf and root extracts of Clitoria ternatea varieties (Fabaceae). J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2017;6(6):1104-1108.
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