International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Aerospace Engineering | India | Volume 5 Issue 9, September 2016

Qualitative And Quantitative Analysis of a Common Herb: Pergularia daemia

Poornima Rajan | Dr. Horne Iona Averal

Abstract: Pergularia daemia is a widely distributed plant in the tropical and sub tropical area. Traditionally the plant has been used for various ailments like anti- pyretic, expectorant, infantile diarrhoea and for various menstrual abnormalities. In the present study the quantitative and qualitative analysis of the plant has been done. The qualitative analysis of the methanolic leaf extract of Pergularia daemia showed the presence of various compounds like terpenoids, flavonoids, saponins, tannins, alkaloids, steroids, glycosides and coumarins. The quantification of the compounds like alkaloid, flavonoids, total phenols and tannins has also been done. From the results it is evident that the plant Pergularia daemia is found to have significant amount of phytocomponents.

Keywords: Pergularia daemia, qualitative analysis, traditional medicine and veliparuthi

Edition: Volume 5 Issue 9, September 2016,

Pages: 1622 - 1626

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