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ISSN Print: 2394-0530, ISSN Online: 2320-3862, NAAS Rating: 3.53

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Journal of Medicinal Plants Studies

2018, Vol. 6, Issue 6, Part C
Comparative study of Phytochemical Screening and Antibacterial Activity of Curcuma longa (L.) and Curcuma aromatica (Salib.)

Bhoomi Joshi, Dhruv Pandya and Archana Mankad

Curcuma longa (L.) and Curcuma aromatica (Salib.) are medicinal plants belongs to family Zingiberaceae family. Curcuma aromatica (Salib.) and Curcuma longa (L.) are rich in phtyochemicals. They show the presence of alkaloids, flavonoids, tannins and terpenoids. Due to presence of these phytochemicals Curcuma longa (L.) and Curcuma aromatica (Salib.) shows antibacterial activity. The Ethanolic and Methanolic extracts of Curcuma longa (L.) and Curcuma aromatica (Salib.) were subjected to microbial susceptibility test using the agar well diffusion against Escherichia coli. Methanolic extract of Curcuma aromatica (Salib.) shows inhibition zone of 7.5mm at highest concentration of 20mg.
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How to cite this article:
Bhoomi Joshi, Dhruv Pandya and Archana Mankad. Comparative study of Phytochemical Screening and Antibacterial Activity of Curcuma longa (L.) and Curcuma aromatica (Salib.). Journal of Medicinal Plants Studies. 2018; 6(6): 145-148.
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