A Study on Antioxidant, Antimicrobial and Larvicidal Activity of D.bipinatta Leaves


Nivethini.D, Dr.Sumathi.R.K, Assistant Professor,
Sri Ramakrishna College of Arts & Science for Women, Coimbatore, india.


The desire towards herbal medicine has increased tremendously in recent years as the people love to have medicines that have minimum or no side effects. Due to the presence of antioxidants and several phytochemicals present in plants, it scored major consideration and priority towards treatment of diverse disease such as cancer, asthma, cardiovascular disease, etc. the synthetic substances employed in larvicidal activity possess various harmful effects to every forms of life. The groundwork focuses on the ability of D.bipinnata leaves to act against clinical isolates as well as mosquito larvae. The plant extracts were prepared and analyzed for the presence of active components by phytochemical analysis. The antioxidant and antimicrobial activity was evaluated. The plant extracts were also evaluated for its larvicidal activity against mosquito larvae.