Phytochemical screening and antibacterial activity of ethanolic extract of Artemisia nilagirica 

By Devmurari V. P., Jivani N. P

Abstract

Artemisia nilagirica (Clarke) plant posses various pharmacological properties like antileishmanial activity, antimalerial, anthelmintic, antiseptic, expectorant, astringent, and anti inflammatory. Phytochemical screening of Artemisia nilagirica was carried out. Result indicate that the plant contain flavonoids, steroids, terpenoids, saponins, tannins, proteins, essential oil. Antibacterial evaluation of the plant was carried out and it found to have a good antibacterial action. 

 

Key Words : Artemisia nilagirica, Antileishmanial, Antiinflammatory, Antimalarial, Anthelmintic. 

 

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