An Overview of the Phytochemical Analysis of Bioactive Compounds in Senna alata
Advances in Biochemistry
Volume 5, Issue 5, October 2017, Pages: 102-109
Received: Sep. 10, 2016; Accepted: Jan. 13, 2017; Published: Oct. 18, 2017
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Funmilayo Adelowo, Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomosho, Nigeria
Oluwole Oladeji, Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomosho, Nigeria
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The major problem man is facing is the growing rate of the activities of microbes. Virtually everything that surrounds man, even his environment are contaminated and polluted with these microbes. The use of medicinal plants for the treatment of bacteria and fungi that caused related diseases gave rise to the introduction of antibiotics or natural drugs. To promote the proper use of Senna alata as herbal medicine, their curative and therapeutic effects should be studied. Therefore, it is of great importance to determine the chemical components (phytochemicals) and the ethnobiological view of Senna alata extracts. This review presents updated information regarding the phytopharmacological profile of the plant.
Antibiotics, Ethnobiological View, Herbal Medicine, Medicinal Plants, Microbes, Phytochemicals, Phytopharmacological Profile, Therapeutic Potency
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Funmilayo Adelowo, Oluwole Oladeji, An Overview of the Phytochemical Analysis of Bioactive Compounds in Senna alata, Advances in Biochemistry. Vol. 5, No. 5, 2017, pp. 102-109. doi: 10.11648/j.ab.20170505.14
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