Advances in Animal Science, Theriogenology, Genetics and Breeding

Sandhya Deepika D

Department of Botany, Visakhapatnam, India

  • Full Length Research Paper   
    Studies on Abrus precatorius: An ethnoveterinary vine
    Author(s): Sandhya Deepika D, Shyam Ch*, Laxmi Sowmya K and Karimulla Sk

    Traditional folk treatment from wild plants has always guided researchers to search for novel medications to develop healthy life for humans and animals. Like most other plants Abrus precatorius contain various secondary metabolites with great potentials. The aim of this paper is to evaluate the phytochemicals, antioxidants and antimicrobial activity against veterinary pathogens by using quantitative and qualitative analysis of Hexane, Chloroform and Methanol with the help of standard techniques. The findings from quantification and phytochemical screening showed the presence of flavonoids, glycosides, cardiac glycosides, phenols, tannins, saponins, Proteins, Steroids and quinones. The in vitro antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of the specie, Abrus precatorius clearly demonstrated that whole plant have prominent an.. Read More»

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