World Journal of
Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences

An International Peer Reviewed Journal for Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences
An Official Publication of Society for Advance Healthcare Research (Reg. No. : 01/01/01/31674/16)
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Asha Monica A.* and Senthilkumar S. R.


Ocimum basilicum Linn (Lamiaceae) is familiar as a plant having healing properties and has received consent to be used for variety of ailments in many countries The aqueous soxhlet extract which is ordinarily utilized in folkloric drug, while methanol and hexane soxhlet concentrates were exposed to phytochemical screening, the phytochemical analysis of the aqueous extract revealed that steroids, glycosides, carbohydrates, proteins, alkaloids, oils, terpenoids are present. The phytochemical investigation of other two fractions contains glycosides, carbohydrates, proteins, alkaloids, oils and terpenoids. In addition, hexane extract contains reducing sugar and tannin. O. basilicum were found to possess antioxidant and In vitro antibiotic activity against E. Coli, Staphylococcus aureus, Klebsiella pneumonia, Bacillus sps, Aspergillus Niger and Candida albicans at high doses, in conclusion, this study has shown that O. basilicum contain primary and secondary metabolites that can be pharmacologically useful as well as posses some antibacterial, antifungal and antioxidant properties.

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