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Research Paper | Botany | India | Volume 9 Issue 5, May 2020
Preliminary Phytochemical Analysis of Clerodendrum phlomidis (L)
Yatheesharadhya B | Niveditha M | Dr Y N Seetharam | Poornima 
Abstract: Medicinal plants are important in the development of drugs and also using as folk medicine in some regions. Clerodendrum phlomidis is used to treat anti inflammatory, anti fungal, anti bacterial, anti-oxidant, arthritis, cardiac disorders in Indian traditional system. The Clerodendrum phlomidis (L) belongs to family verbinaceae. Village peoples are using fresh Clerodendrum phlomidis (L) leaf juice to treat common disease like allergy, fungal infection. The plant is large shrub, grow in dry land. The study was started with extraction process to knowing the phytochemical elements. Extracted by the solvent like petroleum ether, chloroform and ethanol using Soxhlet apparatus. This extracted sample is used to the phytochemical analysis. It was confirmed that samples contain many biological active compound like Polyphenols, Tannins, Alkaloids, Terpinoids and Glycosides are very high content in leaf extract of Clerodendrum phlomidis. Glycosides mainly used in the treatment of cardiac diseases, arrhythmia. This has pharmaceutical potential.
Keywords: Clerodendrum phlomidis, phytochemical, glycosides, cardiac, arrhythmia
Edition: Volume 9 Issue 5, May 2020,
Pages: 176 - 178