Phytochemical Investigation of Medicinal Plants of Kalrayan Hills, Villupuram District

Authors(2) :-Ramesh P, Subramani A

Medicinal plants make many chemical compounds for biological functions, including defense against bacteria, fungi and viruses. The phytochemicals on the human body in exactly the same way as pharmaceutical drugs, herbal medicines can be beneficial and have harmful side effects just like conventional drugs. In the present investigation suggested that the analysis of qualitative and quantitative phytochemicals of medicinal plants with aqueous and methanol solvent extract were performed and the medicinal plant was collected from kalrayan hills, Villupuram district, Tamilnadu. The selected medicinal plants such as Acalypha indica, Chloroxylon swietenia, Cipadessa baccifera, Eupatorium odoratum, Dodoniea viscose, Glycosmis pentaphylla, Mallotus philippensis, Mukia madasapatana, Ocimum gratisimum, Stachyarpheta jamaicenis, Solanum trilobatum, and Vitex trifolia  were investigated and analysis of phytochemicals like alkaloids, flavonoids, phenols,reducing sugar saponnins, steroids, terpenoids, and triterpenoids represented in various aspects of strongly presented and some of the phytochmicals also observed. The quantitative phytochemicals such as alkaloids, flavonoids, reducing sugar, saponins, steroids, terpenoids, and triterpenoids were performed from the twelve medicinal plants. Among the twelve medicinal plants, the Eupatorium odoratum was excellent indicative of phytochemicals in qualitatively as well as quantitatively recorded when compared with other medicinal plants with aqueous extract. The medicinal plants are used for discovering and screening of the phytochemical constituents which are very helpful for the preparation of new drugs.

Authors and Affiliations

Ramesh P
Research and Development Center, Bharathiyar University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
Subramani A
Department of Botany A. A. Govt Arts College. Villupuram, Tamil Nadu, India

Acalypha indica, Chloroxylon swietenia, Cipadessa baccifera, Eupatorium odoratum, Dodoniea viscose, Glycosmis pentaphylla, Mallotus philippensis, Mukia madasapatana, Ocimum gratisimum, Stachyarpheta jamaicenis, Solanum trilobatum, and Vitex trifolia

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Published in : Volume 4 | Issue 8 | May-June 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-06-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 396-405
Manuscript Number : IJSRST1184881
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X

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Ramesh P, Subramani A, " Phytochemical Investigation of Medicinal Plants of Kalrayan Hills, Villupuram District, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 4, Issue 8, pp.396-405, May-June-2018. Available at doi : 10.32628/IJSRST1184881
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