In the present study, the methanolic and aqueous extracts of T.cordifolia were subjected to preliminary phytochemical analysis and anti microbial activities against certain pathogenic micro organisms.The phytochemical analysis revealed the presence of Alkaloids, Carbohydrates, Glycosides, Saponins, Sterols, Fats & Oils, Resins, Phenols, Proteins and Flavanoids. The antimicrobial activity of the methanolic extract was comparatively more for bacterial strains than that of the fungal strains. Further, antimicrobial activity was more in methanolic extract than the aqueous extract.
Antimicrobial activity, Phytochemical analysis, Tinospora cordifolia
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