Author(s): Avinash Sharma, Rupak Nagraik, Somesh Sharma, P. K. Chauhan


DOI: 10.52711/0974-360X.2021.00752   

Address: Avinash Sharma, Rupak Nagraik, Somesh Sharma, P. K. Chauhan*
Faculty of Applied Sciences and Biotechnology, Shoolini University, Solan, 173229, (H.P) India.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 14,      Issue - 8,     Year - 2021

Plant based compounds are used as an alternate to chemically synthesized compounds in pharmaceutical industries. The main aim of the study was to evaluate the phytochemical, antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of leaf extract of two medicinal plants i.e. Murraya koiengii and Ficus palmata collected from north-western Himalayan region. The phytochemical screening of these plant extract showed the presence of alkaloids, phenols, tannins, flavonoids and the absence of terpenoids and saponins. The qualitative data analysis confirmed the highest level of phytochemicals in Murraya koiengii plant extract as compared to Ficus palmata. The antioxidant results show the dose dependent manner. The minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) value of the extracts was found at concentration of 1.5625 mg/ml for Murraya koiengii and 3.125 mg/ml for Ficus palmata. The present study supports the use plant extracts as an alternative medicine in the ailment of many diseases.

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Avinash Sharma, Rupak Nagraik, Somesh Sharma, P. K. Chauhan. In-vitro Antioxidant and Antimicrobial activities of Murraya koiengii and Ficus palmata leaf extracts from North-western Himalayan Region. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2021; 14(8):4332-6. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2021.00752

Avinash Sharma, Rupak Nagraik, Somesh Sharma, P. K. Chauhan. In-vitro Antioxidant and Antimicrobial activities of Murraya koiengii and Ficus palmata leaf extracts from North-western Himalayan Region. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2021; 14(8):4332-6. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2021.00752   Available on:

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