Year 2019, Volume 6 , Issue 1, Pages 62 - 78 2019-03-16

Antioxidant and Antibacterial Effects of Some Medicinal Plants of Iran

Samira Mohammadi [1] , Khosro Piri [2] , Mehri Dinarvand [3]

Medicinal plants used in the treatment of diseases earlier times are potential sources of new drugs. The present study was undertaken to study the chemical composition, antioxidant and antibacterial activity of certain medicinal plants of Iran by gas chromatography and mass spectrometry (GC/MS), DPPH and disk diffusion method. According to the results of GC/MS, there are 46 kinds of chemical compounds including mucilage, fatty acids, flavonoid and diterpenes in flower of Echium khuzistanicum. There are aldehydes (7.9%), phenols (7.5%), fatty acids (5.8%) and furfural (5.4%) in the methanol extract of Echinops cephalotes. Furfural, steroids, vitamin B and flavonoids are the main compounds of Marrubium anisodan. Results of the antibacterial test showed that Staphylococcus aureus and Bacillus subtilis were more sensitive to methanol extract of Echium khuzistanicum root. Pseudomonas auruginosa was more sensitive to DMSO extract of Marrubium anisodan at 600 mg/ml concentration. Maximum flavonoid and phenol contents were belonging to Echinops cephalotes. Marrubium anisodan showed the best DPPH free radical scavenging activity.
Echium khuzistanicum, Echinops cephalotes, Marrubium anisodan, Flavonoid, Phenol
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Primary Language en
Subjects Biology
Published Date March
Journal Section Articles

Orcid: 0000-0002-1909-7717
Author: Samira Mohammadi
Institution: Buali Sina University
Country: Iran

Author: Khosro Piri (Primary Author)
Institution: Buali Sina University
Country: Iran

Author: Mehri Dinarvand
Country: Iran


Publication Date : March 16, 2019

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APA Mohammadi, S , Piri, K , Dinarvand, M . (2019). Antioxidant and Antibacterial Effects of Some Medicinal Plants of Iran. International Journal of Secondary Metabolite , 6 (1) , 62-78 . DOI: 10.21448/ijsm.514968
MLA Mohammadi, S , Piri, K , Dinarvand, M . "Antioxidant and Antibacterial Effects of Some Medicinal Plants of Iran". International Journal of Secondary Metabolite 6 (2019 ): 62-78 <>
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