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Identification and pharmacological properties of coastal plants from Barangay Diguisit, Baler, Aurora

By: Zedrick A. Ventura, Diana C. Castillo, Evaristo A. Abella

Key Words: Coastal plants, Pharmacological properties, Antibacterial properties, Antioxidant activities

J. Bio. Env. Sci. 18(6), 18-28, June 2021.

Certification: jbes 2021 0327 [Generate Certificate]

Abstract

This study was conducted to screen the pharmacological properties of the different coastal plants located along coastal areas of Diguisit, Baler, Aurora. Six coastal plants were collected and were identified as Dracaena fragrans, Pueraria montana var. lobata, Sphagneticola trilobata, Urticaceae, Nephrolepis cordifolia, and Pandanaceae. Ethanol extracts of plants were evaluated for antibacterial properties against S. aureus and E. coli using disc diffusion method. Positive results were revealed in S. aureus both in 24 and 48 hours as zones of inhibitions were manifested. S. trilobata and P. montana var. lobata has the largest zone of inhibition. On the other hand, only the P. montana var. lobata, S. trilobata, and Urticaceae showed positive result against E.coli at 24 hours. At the 48th hour of incubation, a decrease in zones of inhibition was observed. Antioxidant activity assay was evaluated in 2,2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH), trolox equivalent. All of the coastal plants collected showed antioxidant activity; Pandanaceae and S. trilobata were recorded with the highest antioxidant activity. The results in test for antibacterial properties and antioxidant activities suggested that the coastal plants collected had the potential for pharmacological properties.

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Identification and pharmacological properties of coastal plants from Barangay Diguisit, Baler, Aurora

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Zedrick A. Ventura, Diana C. Castillo, Evaristo A. Abella.
Identification and pharmacological properties of coastal plants from Barangay Diguisit, Baler, Aurora.
J. Bio. Env. Sci. 18(6), 18-28, June 2021.
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