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Conservation Journal

"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"


ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

Conservation Journal

"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"


ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

Conservation Journal

"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"


ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

Conservation Journal

"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"


ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

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A review on antimicrobial and phytochemical screening of traditionally used Himalayan medicinal plants

Prashant Arya  and J.P. Mehta

Department of Botany and Microbiology, H.N.B. Garhwal University Srinagar (Garhwal)


Plant drug Rasayana has always played an essential role to treat several diseases of human beings. Moreover, medicinal plants are the prime source of potentially useful structures for the development of novel chemotherapeutic agents. Historically, plants have provided a basis of the development for novel drugs and plant derived drugs which have made large contributions to human health and well being. Till now few plants have been scientifically proved by different researchers for their medicinal potential but the therapeutic ability of number of plants are still unknown. The regeneration of medicinal potential of such plants is thus strongly required. Several researchers have carried out bioassay for antimicrobial, antioxidant and phytochemical screening of various extracts of certain plants. Such works should be brought in the knowledge of every concern man. Present study is therefore an attempt for review on some of such medicinal plants.

Medicinal plants, Herbs, Antibacterial, Antimicrobial, Phytochemical

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Received: 15.11.2016

Revised: 20.01.2017

Accepted: 25.03.2017

First Online: 15.06. 2017



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