SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERIZATION OF CU NANOPARTICLES OF LEUCAS CHINENSIS L. PLANT
Goraksh J. Hase*, Kiran T. Bharati, Keshav K. Deshmukh, Narendra D. Phatangre, Alisha Rahane, Shital Dokhe
Nanotechnology is a rapidly growing technique, due to its wide application in various fields viz. Medical, Engineering, Chemistry, Biotechnology and Physics etc. The Synthesis of Copper nano particles by green chemistry method effective tool to overcome nanoparticle yield. Copper nanoparticles are of great interest due to its low cost and easy availability with like other metal nano particles. This method copper source used as copper sulphate. Size comparision of particles synthesized done by SEM, FTIR and XRD techniques. The Leucas Chinensis L. Plant leaves have antipyretic, antioxidant, antibacterial, hepatoprotective, antidiarrhoeal, and antifungal activity. Production cost is very low as compare to nobel metals. The process is non toxic and environmental friendly green method. Difficult to preserved nanomaterial as they oxidized immediately when exposed to air. The X-ray Diffraction analysis show the average particle size is about 60.23 nm.
Keywords: Cu nano, SEM, XRD, hepatoprotective activity.
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