International Journal of Medical Science and Clinical Research

International Journal of Medical Science and Clinical Research


International Journal of Medical Science and Clinical Research
International Journal of Medical Science and Clinical Research
2019, Vol. 1, Issue 3
Phyto-chemical analysis and antifungal activity of aerial parts of Acacia farnesiana (L.) Willd

Dr. Vijay Nigam

One of the medicinal plants that seem promising is Acacia farnesiana (L.) Willd. a thorny shrub found throughout Native of tropical South America, now Pan Tropical, distributed in India, Pakistan,Nepal, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Myanmar and Andaman Islands. In Bangladesh, it is naturalized and found frequently along railway tracks, in village thickets and outskirts or in waste fallow lands in most of the districts. In the hill districts, the species is found under cultivation near tribal houses. It is a well-known medicinal plant commonly used in humans as an immune system booster. Acacia farnesiana (L.) Willd.is an herbaceous plant in the family Mimosaceae, native to India and Sri Lanka. The active chemical constituents of Acacia farnesiana (L.) Willd. Which have been identified so far include diterpene lactones and flavonoids. The main diterpenoids that have been isolated from Acacia farnesiana (L.) Willd. Are aromadendrin and 14-deoxy-11, 12-didehydroaromadendrin. The aerial parts of the plant (leaves and stems) are used to extract the active phytochemicals. The leaves contain the highest amount of aromadendrin (2.39%), the medically most active phytochemical in the plant, while the seeds contain the lowest amount. Acacia farnesiana (L.) Willd. Has been extensive studied, most of it in the last half of the 20th century and much of it concentrating on "JG's" pharmacological composition, safety, efficacy, and mechanisms of action. The fungal culture was grown and maintained on a Potato Dextrose Agar medium. The antifungal activity of Aromadendrin solution was investigated by using the method of zone of inhibition. Pure culture of microorganisms that form discrete colonies on solid media, e.g., yeasts, most bacteria, many other microfungi, and unicelluar microalgae, may be most commonly obtained by plating methods such as streak plate method, pour plate method and spread plate method.
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Dr. Vijay Nigam. Phyto-chemical analysis and antifungal activity of aerial parts of Acacia farnesiana (L.) Willd. International Journal of Medical Science and Clinical Research, Volume 1, Issue 3, 2019, Pages 08-15
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