Volume No. :   4

Issue No. :  4

Year :  2014

ISSN Print :  2231-5640

ISSN Online :  2231-5659


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Study of Phytochemical Constituents and Antibacterial Activity of Clerodendrum infortunatum



Address:   Sarmistha Rej, Madhurima Dutta, Shahid Jamal, Sumanta Das and Sabyasachi Chatterjee*
Department of Biotechnology, The University of Burdwan, Rajbati, Burdwan - 713 104, West Bengal, India
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ABSTRACT:
Plant materials are used throughout developed and developing countries as home remedies, over the counter drug products and raw materials for the pharmaceutical industry and represent a substantial proportion of the global drug market. It is therefore essential to establish internationally recognized guidelines for assessing their quality. Clerodendrum infortunatum is an important Indian medicinal plant and widely used in Ayurveda for management of various diseases. Different biochemical screening have been carried out to identify the important phyto-constituents.A number of biological constituents in good yield and some have been shown to possess useful biological actions belonging mainly to phenolics, flavonoids, terpenoids. Extract of this plant possess useful antibacterial activities. The medicinal properties of this plant represent it as a valuable source of medicinal compound. This study is collective information concerning the ethnobotany, pharmacology, phytochemistry and biological activities of the C. infortunatum.
KEYWORDS:
Medicinal plant, Ethnobotany, Clerodendrum infortunatum, Phenolics, Flavonoids Phyto-constituents.
Cite:
Sarmistha Rej, Madhurima Dutta, Shahid Jamal, Sumanta Das ,Sabyasachi Chatterjee. Study of Phytochemical Constituents and Antibacterial Activity of Clerodendrum infortunatum. Asian J. Res. Pharm. Sci. 4(4): Oct.-Dec. 2014; Page 187-195.
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