Phytochemical analysis of Trigonella foenum graecum and Coccinia indica for their different components by HPTLC
Shesharao, Sugunarao, Sathyanarayana ML and Shridhar N
Trigonella foenum graecum (fenugreek, locally as methi, Fabaceae, and Coccinia indica (Bimba, kanduri, Cucurbitaceae) are known for their hypoglycemic and antidiabetic properties in Ayurvedic system of medicine. The traditional medicine involves the uses of different plant extracts or the phytochemical bioactive constituents, which provides the health application at an affordable cost. Secondary metabolites are responsible for medicinal activity of these plants. Qualitative phytochemical analysis of these plants confirm the presence of various phytochemicals like mainly alkaloids, Antherecene derivatives, glycosides, flavonoids, Bitter principles, coumarins, and Saponin etc. The result suggest that the phytochemical properties of these plants which having bioactive constituents are responsible for their hypoglycemic and antidiabetic effects in steptozotocin induced diabetes in rats.
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Shesharao, Sugunarao, Sathyanarayana ML, Shridhar N. Phytochemical analysis of Trigonella foenum graecum and Coccinia indica for their different components by HPTLC. Pharma Innovation 2020;9(9):52-57.