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Phytochemical investigation of some Indian medicinal plants and anti bactirial activity

Author Affiliations

  • 1Mewar University Chittorgarh Rajasthan, India
  • 2Mewar University Chittorgarh Rajasthan, India
  • 3PMB Gujrati Science College, Indore M.P., India

Res.J.chem.sci., Volume 7, Issue (4), Pages 43-45, April,18 (2017)


Since the dawn of human creation and appearance of omnipotence wonderful creation “Adam” and “Eve” on this planet, they were plagued with diseases, decay and death, which threatened his existence. Naturally our ancestor depended on flora surrounding us, and so made an elaborate study of planet. As such the medicinal importance of plants have been recognized since then compound having importance therapeutic values with a view of ameliorate human sufferings. Systematic physiochemical analysis of drug, used in indigenous medicine was taken up on modern scientific lines about fifty years ago and a large number of importance medicinal plants prescribed by Kavirajs and Hakims have been investigated. Similarly a number of plants are being utilized for the preparations of anti fertility and anti-cancer drugs and in a country like India, where population control is must, such type of drugs derived from plants materials will play a significant role in the socio-economic problem of the country. Vigorous researches have therefore, to be carried out plant sources which can be used as anti-cancer drugs. A survey carried out by Gujarat state in 1990 has revealed the presence of about eleven hundred efficacious drugs of which about five hundred are newly discovered.


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