Abhishek Jha, Deena Prakash, Divya Bisht
Abstract: Aloe vera a herbal medicine called as the plant of immortality by Egyptians. It has various medicinal properties like it helps in diabetes, hypertension etc. Ethanolic extracts of plant Aloe vera gel extract was investigated. A small portion of the ethanolic extracts of Aloe vera was subjected to the phytochemical test to test for the presence of alkaloids, tannins, reducing sugars, saponins, terpenoids, phenols, flavonoids and Anthraquionones. The phytochemical analysis indicated the presence of alkaloids, saponins, tannins, flavonoids, terpenoids, coumarins, glycosides, Xanthoproteins, glycosides, steroids, phenols, etc. The present study provides facts that ethanolic extracts of Aloe vera contains medicinally important bioactive phytochemical compounds which justifies the use of plant species as conventional medicine for treatment of many diseases. Thus, from the present study the plant leaf extracts of Aloe vera showed an abundant Phytochemicals as secondary metabolites and they can be used in the pharmaceutical industries for producing a potent drug. The studies result of the above plant gives a basis of its use in traditional medicine to manage ailment and disorders.
Keywords: Aloe vera, Ethanolic extract, Phytochemical analysis, Alkaloids, Tannins