Medicinal plants, Secondary metabolites, Antioxidant Activity, Antimicrobial Activity


The beneficial effect of medicinal plants generally derives from the secondary products found in the plant, although a mixture of the metabolites having multiples composites. The medicinal activity of plants is specific to a particular species or group of plants. A taxonomically distinct mixture of secondary metabolites exists within a particular plant. Plant screening typically requires many approaches; one of the common methods used to select the plant for pharmacological analysis. The antioxidant activity of medicinal plants is well known and utilized for several health benefits, including cardiovascular disease, cancer etc. The antioxidant and antimicrobial properties of different medicinal plants have been reviewed here.


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How to Cite

Patel, S., & Modi, N. (2024). A REVIEW: ANTI-OXIDANT AND ANTI-MICROBIAL ACTIVITY OF SELECTED PLANTS. VIDYA - A JOURNAL OF GUJARAT UNIVERSITY, 3(1), 122–129. https://doi.org/10.47413/vidya.v3i1.322