Physicochemical and Total Phenolic Content of Fruiting Body Powder of Ganoderma Lucidium from Daxen Agritech , Himachal Pradesh

Authors(2) :-Jasmin Dora, Vimalin Hena

The present study aims to investigate the physicochemical analysis of Ganoderma lucidium fruiting body powders were from Daxen Agritech India Pvt .Ltd, Himachal Pradesh. Ganoderma lucidium has been used for hundreds of years as a health promotion and treatment strategy. A number of bioactive compounds have been characterized from Ganoderma lucidium which are found to be responsible for their pharmacological potential. So a preliminary screening was done to reveal the bioactive constituents of Ganoderma lucidium. The phytochemical constituents extract was evaluated by using solvent like methanol and aqueous extract. The Phytochemical screening reveals that the Methanol extracts were a rich source of phytoconstituent containing alkaloids, carbohydrates, glycosides, Flavanoids, Saponins, phenol, Triterpenoids and steroids. Whereas, water extract contain Saponins, tannins and phenol. Among the two solvents used for extraction, Methanol extract showed more number of Phytoconstituents followed by water extract. Methanol extract have higher solubility for more active phytochemical constituents in Ganoderma lucidium. Analysis for proximate constituent showed moisture contents , crude fibre crude fat, crude protein ,carbohydrates, nitrogen. The methanolic extract of Ganoderma lucidium showed highest amount of phenolic content. The presence of these essential physicochemical constituent implies that it can be used for its medicinal values in health care systems.

Authors and Affiliations

Jasmin Dora
Research scholar, Department of Microbiology, Hindusthan college of Arts and Science, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India
Vimalin Hena
Assistant professor in Agriculture, Department of Agriculture and Bioscience, Karunya University Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India.

Ganoderma lucidium, physicochemical, bioactive compounds, Methanol, phenolic, proximate analysis.

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 6 | July-August 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-08-31
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 216-222
Manuscript Number : IJSRST173656
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

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

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Jasmin Dora, Vimalin Hena, " Physicochemical and Total Phenolic Content of Fruiting Body Powder of Ganoderma Lucidium from Daxen Agritech , Himachal Pradesh", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 3, Issue 6, pp.216-222, July-August-2017.
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