16. AQUEOUS EXTRACT OF ALLIUM SATIVUM (GARLIC) LEAVES FOR ANTI-FUNGAL ACTIVITY6
Garlic (Allium sativum) the Liliaceae family, is among the oldest of all cultivated plants. It has been used as a medicinal agent for thousands of years. The crude aqueous extract of leaves of Allium sativum (Liliaceae) was using extraction of plant, preliminary phytochemical investigation, Chromatographic technique, and antifungal activity. An attempt has been made to highlight this folk herbal medicine through present study which will assist in the identification of fresh as well as dried crude samples of leaves physiochemically. TLC fingerprint profiling and antifungal activity is reported. Results show that plant rich in tannin and phenolic compounds have been shown to posse’s antifungal activities against a number of microorganisms.