Antimicrobial, Antioxidant And Hemolytic Activities Of Blumea Lacera

Research Article
Mukesh Pimpliskar and Rahul Jadhav
Phytochemical analysis, antimicrobial and RBC haemolysis, antioxidant activity, Blumea lacera

The present study focuses on the phytochemical analysis, antioxidant activity, RBC haemolysis and antimicrobial activity of Blumea lacera leaf. The phytochemical screening of aqueous and methanolic leaf extracts revealed the presence of various secondary metabolites such as alkaloids, phenolic compounds, tannins, flavonoids, glycosides and saponins. The study revealed that the leaf extracts of Blumea lacera showed antibacterial activity against various organisms and also showed significant RBC haemolysis activity. The study shows that the methanolic extracts significant antioxidant activities in a concentration dependant manner. The plant contains potential antibacterial components that may be useful for evolution of pharmaceutical for the therapy of ailments.