Pollen of the date palm (DPP) has been used for long time as a traditional Egyptian herbal medicine for improving male and female fertility. The chemical investigation of date pollen resulted from polar solvent. Six compounds which were identified as Caffeic Acid, Gallic Acid, Coumaric Acid, Chlorogenic Acid, Catchinand Quercetin. Also in this work represent the impact polar extract on biological activity; Antibacterial activity was done against six species pathogenic bacteria, it has a strong value at 22 mm inhibition zone with Staphylococcus Epidermises. Antifungal activity was done against two species pathogenic fungi, the extract and ketoconazole have the value with the two species. Finally the extract was tested against three human cell lines, and the results showed that it has cytotoxic activity against all cell lines.
Abed El Azim, M. H. M. (2015). Identification Phenolic and Biological Activities of Methanolic Extract of Date Palm Pollen (Phoenix dactylifera). Journal of Microbial & Biochemical Technology, 07(01). https://doi.org/10.4172/1948-5948.1000180