Phytochemical analysis and biological activity studies of methanolic extract of Tabebuia rosea seeds
Sindhuja Sirigeri, Mamatha SV and Belagali SL
The current study was undertaken to assess the phytochemical and antimicrobial properties of the methanolic extract of Tabebuia rosea. The Soxhlet extract of seeds, when subjected to preliminary phytochemical screening, showed the presence of Essential oils, Terpenoids, Steroids, Flavonoids, Tannins, Coumarins, Cardioglycosides, Phenols, and Flavons. The methanolic extract and extracted oil were tested for their antimicrobial activity against Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus, Candida albicans and Aspergillus niger by Agar Well Diffusion method under in-vitro condition. The potency against microbes was observed in the seed extract and the oil extract of Tabebuia rosea.