Assessment of phytochemicals, antimicrobial and cytotoxic activities of extract and fractions from Fagonia olivieri (Zygophyllaceae)

@inproceedings{Rashid2013AssessmentOP,
  title={Assessment of phytochemicals, antimicrobial and cytotoxic activities of extract and fractions from Fagonia olivieri (Zygophyllaceae)},
  author={Umbreen Rashid and Muhammad Rashid Khan and Shumaila Jan and Jasia Bokhari and Naseer Ali Shah},
  booktitle={BMC complementary and alternative medicine},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND In Pakistan Fagonia olivieri (Zygophyllaceae) is commonly used in the indigenous system of medicine for treatment of conditions like diabetes, cancer, fever, asthma, toothache, stomach troubles and kidney disorders. This study evaluated the crude methanol extract of F. olivieri (FOM) and its derived fractions for their antimicrobial and cytotoxic activities as well as the classes of phytochemical. METHODS Dried powder of whole plant of F. olivieri was extracted with methanol (FOM… CONTINUE READING

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