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Nanotechnology is significantly influencing science and economy in 21st century. Especially, plant mediated synthesis of nanoparticle is a green approach that interconnects nanotechnology and plant biotechnology. Whereby, Silver (Ag) nanoparticles (NPs) were prepared by a biological procedure, where, the procured essential oil of Nutmeg was used as a capper and reductant agent. Characterisation of the Nutmeg NPs was carried out using UV -visible spectroscopy, Fourier transformed infrared spectroscopy (FT -IR), Scanning electron microscopy (SEM). These NPs were utilized as an effective anti-microbial and anti-fungal agent in different range. Moreover, the isolation and recovery of Nutmeg NPs was efficient and cost effective.
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