Economic Botany: Ethnobotany
Kasi, Nusrat jahan , Zaidi, Mudassir .
Evaluation of Antibacterial, Antifungal, Cytotoxicity, Antileishmanial and Insecticidal Activities of Nepeta praetervisa.
The biological activities of medicinal Plant of Balochistan Nepeta Praetervisa (Laminaceae) was evaluated by using different bioassays. It is a folk herbal medicinal plant, used for many aliments in most of the rural areas of Balochistan. Antibacterial and antifungal activities were checked against 10 bacterial and fungal strains and the hexane fraction was found most active. The brine shrimp cytotoxicity assay proved it to be a non- toxic plant. No Insecticidal and antileishmanial activities were shown against any fraction.
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1 - Balochistan University of Information Technology Engineering &Manageme, Biotechnology & Informatics, Plant Tissue Culture Lab, BUITEMS,, Plant Tissue Culture Lab, BUITEMS, Quetta, Balochistan, Pakistan
2 - University of Balochistan, Department of Botany, C-9 University Colony, Quetta, 83700, Pakistan
Presentation Type: Oral Paper:Papers for Topics
Date: Wednesday, July 30th, 2008
Time: 2:15 PM