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Publications:  20 research articles

Presentations:  10

Books Published:  4 Book Chapters

Conferences & Workshops Attended:  20

Dr Rubeena M

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Academic Qualification: PhD Botany

Additional Qualification: B.Ed (Natural Science)



Personal Details :

Marital Status : Married

Date of Joining : 15.06.2017

Research Experience & Area of Specialisation

  • 7 years
  • Karyomorphology, Karyomorphology, Phytochemistry, Bioactivity screening, Taxonomy, Pharmacognosy


Co-investigator in the project “Pharmacognostic exploration of some under-explored medicinal plants of Tamil Nadu”


1. Rubeena M, Neethu K, Sajith S, Sreedevi S, Priji P, Unni KN, Josh MK, Jisha VN, Pradeep S, Benjamin S. Lignocellulolytic activities of a novel strain of Trichoderma harzianum. Advances in Bioscience and Biotechnology. 2013 Feb 28;4(02):214-21.
2. Neethu K, Rubeena M, Sajith S, Sreedevi S, Priji P, Unni KN, Josh MK, Jisha VN, Pradeep S, Benjamin S. A novel strain of Trichoderma viride shows complete lignocellulolytic activities. Advances in Bioscience and Biotechnology. 2012 Dec 27;3(08):1160-6.
3. Mattummal R, Gopi DK, Sundaramoorthy B, Bobbili E, Andalil R, Sunil KK. Morpho-anatomical evaluation of Punkam poo (Pongamia pinnata (L.) Pierre) a main ingredient of Siddha formulation Punkampoo Choornnam. J Ayu Med Sci. 2018;3(1):318-25.
4. Kallingil Gopi Divya, Mattumal Rubeena, Brindha Sundaramoorthy, Erni Bobbili, Remya A, Koppala Narayana Sunil Kumar. Macro-microscopic profiling of Azinjil, Aavaram and Marukkarai ver pattai (root bark) of Siddha. Int J Res Ayurveda Pharm 2018;9(4):62-69.
5. Rubeena Mattummal, Kallingil Gopi Divya, Koppala Narayana Sunil Kumar. Comparison of the leaf drug Ruta graveolens and its substitute Ruta chalepensis. Int J Res Ayurveda Pharm 2018;9(6):100-110.
6. Divya KG, Rubeena M, Remya A, Erni B, Brindha S, Sunil Kumar KN, Sathiya Rajeswaran P. Macro – microscopic characterization of the Punica granatum flower. J Ayu Med Sci 2018;3(2):384-9.
7. Remya A, Rubeena M, Divya KG, Brindha S, Erni B, Sunil Kumar KN. Pharmacognostic Evaluation of Key Ingredient of Valampuritailam: Helicteres isora L. fruit. J Ayu Med Sci 2018;3(4):446-50.
8. Mandal AK, Shakila R, Divya KG, Rubeena M, Sunil Kumar KN, Sathiyarajeswaran P. Pharmacognostical-physico-chemical Evaluation and Development of HPTLC Finger print for Cichorium intybus L. fruits. Pharmacog J. 2018;10(4):694-9. 10.5530/pj.2018.4.115 Scopus
9. Divya Kallingilkalathil Gopi, Rubeena Mattummal, Sunil Kumar Koppala Narayana, Sathiya Rajeshwaran Parameswaran. IUCN Red Listed Medicinal Plants of Siddha. J Res Sid Med 2018; 1(1): 15-22.
10. Rubeena Mattummal, Divya Kallingilkalathil Gopi, SathiyaRajeshwaran Parameswaran, Sunil Kumar KoppalaNarayana. Bioactive molecules in Siddha Polyherbal Nilavembu Kudineer alleviating symptoms of Dengue/Chikugunya. Traditional Medicine Research 2018;3(5):215-229. ESCI.
11. Mandal AK, Shakila R, Thatipelli S, Rubeena M, Sunilkumar KN, Thilagam A, Ganesan R. Quality standards and antioxidant activity of Siddha formulation Cuvacakutori Chooranam. Int J Pharm Investig. 2019 Jul 1;9(3):128-34.
12. Rubeena M, Thoppil J. Cytotoxic potential of Cissus quandrangularis on Allium cepa root meristem. Int J Adv Pharm Sci. 2019;10:1-6.
13. Narayana SK, Gopi DK, Rubeena M, Parameswaran SR. Macro micro morphological diagnosis of leaves of two species of Cinnamomum (C. sulphuratumand C. verum) used as resource of bay leaf. AYU 2019;40:196-203.
14. Divya KG, Rubeena M, Remya A, Erni B, Brindha S, Sunil Kumar KN, Sujith T, Shakila R. Identity profile of Moringa oleifera Lam. Flower. International Journal of Botany Studies 2019;4(4);90-9.
15. Radha P, Divya KG, Rubeena M, Nagaraj R, Sunil Kumar KN. Macro-microscopy and HPTLC Fingerprinting of Stem Bark, Leaf and Seed of Swietenia macrophylla King. International Journal of Botany Studies 2019;4(4):179-89.
16. Rubeena Mattummal, Divya Kallingilkalathil Gopi, Erni Bobbili, Sunil Kumar Koppala Narayana. A review on molecular techniques employed for authentication of Indian medicinal plants. Plant Science Today 2019;6(4):465-78. ESCI 10.14719/pst.2019.6.4.58.
17. Rubeena M, Thoppil JE. Genotoxicity evaluation of Cissus latifolia Lam. and its genoprotective effect on oxidative damage induced by hydrogen peroxide. Asian J Pharm Clin Res. 2020;13(7):185-91.
18. Brindha S, Remya A, Divya KG, Rubeena M, Erni B, Murugammal S, Shakila R, Sunil Kumar KN. Key distinguishing characters (KDCs) of official (Boerhaavia diffusa L.) and commonly mistaken (Trianthema portulacastrum L.) sources of Mukkirattai of Siddha. Plant Science Today 2020;7(3):391–403. ESCI 10.14719/pst.2020.7.3.792.
19. KN Sunil Kumar, KG Divya, Rubeena M, B Erni, P Sathiyarajeswaran, K Kanakavalli. Pharmacological Actions of Contents of Kabasura Kudineer - A Siddha Formulation for Fever with Respiratory Illness. Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Education and Research 2021;55(1):36-55. IF 0.843. (ISSN 0019-5464) Scopus 10.5530/ijper.55.1.7.
20. Sunil Kumar KN, Puneeth VS, Tamizh MM, Rubeena M. Monograph on quality standards of Viscum angulatum B. Heyne ex DC. Indian Journal of Natural Products and Resources (IJNPR)[Formerly Natural Product Radiance (NPR)]. 2021 Apr 2;11(4):320-32.

Books Published

Chapters in Book
SN Ghosh, Prabhat Singh, Govindarajan Natunai, Aditi Guha Choudhuri (Editors). Medicinal Plants in India- Importance and Cultivation. Part – IV. New Delhi: Jaya Publishing house.
1. Chapter 3. Rubeena M, Sunil Kumar KN, Nartunai G, Senthilkumar M -Baccharoides anthelmintica (L.) Moench -p. 25-38.
2. Chapter 12. Rubeena M, Sunil Kumar KN, Nartunai G, Subramani SP- Dioscorea bulbifera L. -p. 157-179.
3. Chapter 20. Rubeena M, Sunil Kumar KN, Nartunai G, Senthilkumar M - Kaempferia galanga L.-p. 285-301.
4. Chapter 21. Rubeena M, Sunil Kumar KN, Nartunai G, Senthilkumar M - Nardostachys jatamansi (D. Don) DC. -p. 302-320.

Abroad Visit

Place of visit



5th to 6th December 2017

Purpose of visit

Presented paper in 3rd Malaysian Congress of Toxicology held at UniversitiKebangsaan Malaysia (The National University of Malaysia)


Qualified NET and SET(Kerala)