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Research Paper | Biological Sciences | India | Volume 8 Issue 4, April 2019

Preliminary Phytochemical Analysis of Calotropis gigantean and Thevetia peruviana

Uthirasamy.S, Chitra.T

Calotropis gigantean Linn is popularly known as the swallow-wort or milkweed is used as one of the most important drug in Traditional System of Medicine to treat various ailments. Thevetia peruviana plant leaves are used as cardiaotonic and diuretic also reported for possess good medicinal value in traditional system of medicine. The aim of this study is to screen the phytochemicals present in the (Methanol, Acetone and Petroleum ether) leaf extract of Calotropis gigantean and phytochemicals present in the (Methanol and Acetone) leaf extract of Thevetia peruviana. Calotropis gigantean and Thevetia peruviana are Indian medicinal plants and widely used in Ayurveda for management of various diseases. Different biochemicals screening have been carried out to identify the important phyto-constituents. A number of biological constituents in good yield and some have been shown to possess useful biological actions belonging mainly to phenolics, flavonoids, terpenoids. This study forms a basis for the biological characterization and importance of the compounds identified and creates a platform to screen many bioactive components to treat many diseases.

Keywords: Calotropis gigantean, Thevetia peruviana, Phytochemical Screening

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 4, April 2019

Pages: 1707 - 1709


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Uthirasamy.S, Chitra.T, "Preliminary Phytochemical Analysis of Calotropis gigantean and Thevetia peruviana", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART20197081, Volume 8 Issue 4, April 2019, 1707 - 1709

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