Ayurvedic Mediated Green Synthesis of Gold and Silver Nanoparticles from Marine Microalgae Isochrysis sp.

 
 
 
  • Abstract
  • Keywords
  • References
  • PDF
  • Abstract


    Ayurveda is an Indian traditional medicinal system. Yet Ayurveda remains in living tradition. There has been an increased global interest in traditional medicine systems. Asavas is a novel yet less exploited hydro extraction method in Ayurveda. As green synthesis of metal nanoparticles is widely under exploration in the current research world, synthesis of gold and silver nanoparticles by employing the Ayurveda method using marine microalgae is tested in this research. The characterization of metal nanoparticles was confirmed by UV-Visible Spectroscopy, field emission scanning electron microscopy (FESEM), and Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FT-IR). Through the Arishtas method, gold and silver nanoparticles were successfully isolated from Isochrysis sp. The synthesized nanoparticles exhibit excellent antioxidant and antimicrobial activities.

     

     


  • Keywords


    Ayurvedic, Nanoparticles, Microalgae, Isochrysis, Arishtas

  • References


      [1] Filly, A., et al., Water as a green solvent combined with different techniques for extraction of essential oil from lavender flowers. Comptes Rendus Chimie, 2016. 19(6): 707-717. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.crci.2016.01.018Abu

      [2] Gallardo, O., et al., Silver oxide particles/silver nanoparticles interconversion: susceptibility of forward/backward reactions to the chemical environment at room temperature. RSC Advances, 2012. 2(7): 2923. https://doi.org/10.1039/c2ra01044e

      [3] Pak, H., et al., Eco-Friendly Synthesis and Antimicrobial Activity of Silver Nanoparticles Using Dracocephalum moldavica Seed Extract. Applied Sciences, 2016. 6(3): 69. https://doi.org/10.3390/app6030069

      [4] Jyoti, K., et al., Characterization of silver nanoparticles synthesized using Urtica dioica Linn. leaves and their synergistic effects with antibiotics. Journal of Radiation Research and Applied Sciences. 2016. 9(3): 217–227. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jrras.2015.10.002

      [5] Kuppusamy, P., Intracellular biosynthesis of Au and Ag nanoparticles using ethanolic extract of Brassica oleracea L. and studies on their physicochemical and biological properties. Journal of Environmental Science, 2015. 29: 1–7.

      [6] Kushwaha, R., at al., Standardization of ashwagandharishta formulation by TLC method. International Journal of ChemTech Research, 2011. 3(3): 1033–1036.

      [7] Suvith, V. S., et al., Catalytic degradation of methylene blue using biosynthesized gold and silver nanoparticles. Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 2014. 118: 526–532.


 

View

Download

Article ID: 18895
 
DOI: 10.14419/ijet.v7i3.7.18895




Copyright © 2012-2015 Science Publishing Corporation Inc. All rights reserved.