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Study of Phytochemical Constituents and Antibacterial Activity of Clerodendrum infortunatum


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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.

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Medicinal Plant, Ethnobotany, Clerodendrum infortunatum, Phenolics, Flavonoids Phytoconstituents.
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Authors

Sarmistha Rej
Department of Biotechnology, The University of Burdwan, Rajbati, Burdwan- 713 104, West Bengal, India
Madhurima Dutta
Department of Biotechnology, The University of Burdwan, Rajbati, Burdwan- 713 104, West Bengal, India
Shahid Jamal
Department of Biotechnology, The University of Burdwan, Rajbati, Burdwan- 713 104, West Bengal, India
Sumanta Das
Department of Biotechnology, The University of Burdwan, Rajbati, Burdwan- 713 104, West Bengal, India
Sabyasachi Chatterjee
Department of Biotechnology, The University of Burdwan, Rajbati, Burdwan- 713 104, West Bengal, India

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 Phytoconstituents.