A TOTAL SURVEY ON LEAVES OF MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE OIL)

  • Sankara Malathi Assistant professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, KR College of Pharmacy, Bangalore, India.
    sankaramalathi94@gmail.com
  • Sidde Lahari Assistant professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, KR College of Pharmacy, Bangalore, India.
  • Konapalli Rajani Assistant professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, KR College of Pharmacy, Bangalore, India.
  • Mahalakshmi Sampagavi Assistant professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, KR College of Pharmacy, Bangalore, India.
  • M.Sushma Assistant professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, KR College of Pharmacy, Bangalore, India.

Abstract

Tea tree oil, a basic oil extricated from the leaves of Melaleuca alternifolia by steam refining, supercritical liquid extraction, soxhlet extraction followed by progressive extraction and small scale stove extraction forms by various solvents has discovered a wide scope of antimicrobial exercises as antiviral, antifungal, antibacterial, against protozoval because of the nearness of terpinen–4-ol as the significant constituent. TTO was contain flavonoids, glycosides, quinolines, starches and so forth. TTO is considered and the rate yield of tea tree oil extricated is resolved and the piece of tea tree absolutes (terpinen-4-ol, 1,8-cineole, γ-terpinene and α-terpineol) separated was contrasted and standard tea tree oil just as with ISO 4730 TTO has discovered the mitigating and hostile to skin break out vulgaris, Psoriasis, free radical rummaging exercises. Tea tree oil is normal items, so it is non-harmful, effectively available, biodegradable, and biocompatible. The few points of interest of tea tree oil make it one of the gainful item having helpful impacts. The current audit article depends on the use of tea tree oil, extraction procedure of tea tree oil, constituents, security contemplations and so on.

Keywords: Tree tea oil, Melaleuca alternifolia, Extraction methods, phytochemical analysis, chemical composition, pharmacological activity

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Sankara Malathi, Sidde Lahari, Konapalli Rajani, M. S. Mahalakshmi Sampagavi, and M. M.Sushma. “A TOTAL SURVEY ON LEAVES OF MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE OIL)”. World Journal of Current Medical and Pharmaceutical Research, Aug. 2020, pp. 271-9, doi:10.37022/wjcmpr.vi.152.
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