Identification and Antibacterial Evaluation of Selected Jordanian Medicinal Plants

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2018-10-03
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Al-Zereini, Wael A.
Al-Rimawi, Fuad
Abu-Lafi, Saleh
Alakhras, Fadi
Al-Mazaideh, Ghassab M.
Salman, Haya J. Ayyal
Jamhour, Rasheed M. A. Q.
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Dried aerial parts of three medicinal plants grown wild in Jordan, namely Ononis natrix L, Salvia spinosa L. and Salvia verbenace L, were extracted upon soaking with ethyl acetate by continuous shaking at room temperature for three days. The extracts were analyzed for their phenolic and flavonoids content by HPLC-PDA. The HPLC analysis of the plant extracts revealed the presence of flavonoids and phenolic compounds in the three plant extracts. The antibacterial activity of the crude extract was evaluated. The PDA wavelengths range was from 227-347 nm. Bioactivities were attributed mainly to the immense content of phenol-based compounds in plants.
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Ononis natrix L, Salvia spinosa L, Salvia verbenace L, HPLC, Antibacterial
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