International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Analysis Study Research Paper | Microbiology | India | Volume 12 Issue 10, October 2023


Pre-liminary Phytochemical Screening of Ethanolic Leaf Extract of Nyctanthes arbor-tristis

M. Salman Paris


Abstract: Ayurveda is a traditional medicinal system that plays an important role in a holistic approach to health and wellness. The importance of utilizing photochemical found in therapeutic plants has recently increased on global scale. Nyctanthes arbor tristis, a well-known Indian medicinal plant belongs to the family of Oleaceae. It is a shrub or small tree that is cultivated in many parts of India. The Solvent used for the Soxhlet extraction of plant leaves was ethanol. The significant phytochemical activity was performed by standard protocols to analyse tannins, saponin, cardiac glycosides, carbohydrates and phenols at various concentrations. The results obtained in the present study suggest that Nyctanthes arbor tristis shows a presence of phytochemicals that leads to new drug development.


Keywords: Nyctanthes arbor tristis, Phytochemicals, Soxhlet extraction, Health, Drug development


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 10, October 2023,


Pages: 443 - 445


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