• Nassima BEHIDJ-BENYOUNES Université M’Hamed Bouguerra- Boumerdès (U.M.B.B.)
  • Thoraya DAHMANE Université M’Hamed Bouguerra- Boumerdès (U.M.B.B.)
  • Fadhila AKNOUCHE Université M’Hamed Bougarra- Boumerdès (U.M.B.B.)
  • Kamilia DEMMOUCHE Université M’Hamed Bougarra- Boumerdès (U.M.B.B.)
Mots-clés : Peganum harmala, alkaloids, phytochemistry, antimicrobial activity, microbial pathogens


 In this work, we have study a chemical characterization of extracts of leaves of a medicinal plant which is the Peganum harmala L. Peganum harmala L. is belonging to the Zygophyllaceae family. This characterization is followed by the determination of the evaluation of the antimicrobial activity of three extracts (éthanolique, aqueous and hexane) on microbial pathogens to know their effects on these organisms. Phytochemical tests on the three extracts showed that the plant has a wealth of alkaloids. This high content of alkaloids gave him a very toxic. This study shows that the three extracts have antibacterial effects against Gram + and some Gram - except for E. coli and P. aeruginosa. Thus an inhibitory effect on yeasts and molds should be mentioned.

Bibliographies de l'auteur-e

Nassima BEHIDJ-BENYOUNES, Université M’Hamed Bouguerra- Boumerdès (U.M.B.B.)
Laboratoire de technologies douces, valorisation, physico-chimie des matériaux biologiques et   biodiversité, Faculté des sciences
Thoraya DAHMANE, Université M’Hamed Bouguerra- Boumerdès (U.M.B.B.)
Laboratoire de technologies douces, valorisation, physico-chimie des matériaux biologiques et   biodiversité, Faculté des sciences
Fadhila AKNOUCHE, Université M’Hamed Bougarra- Boumerdès (U.M.B.B.)
Département de Biologie, Faculté des sciences
Kamilia DEMMOUCHE, Université M’Hamed Bougarra- Boumerdès (U.M.B.B.)
Département de Biologie, Faculté des sciences


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