Volume 3, Issue 7


Qualitative and quantitative phytochemicals analysis of selected fabaceae medicinal plants from Allahabad region

Author: R Gnanaraja, Veeru Prakash, Shanta Peter and M. Mahendraverman

Abstract: Medicinal plants have bioactive compounds which are used for curing of various human diseases and also play an important role in healing. Secondary constituents contain Alkaloids, Flavonoids, Phenol, Saponine, Steroids and Tannins. Medicinal plants have anticancer, antimicrobial, antidiabetic, antidiuretic and anti-inflammation activities. The present study involves ten different medicinal plants Abrus precatorius Linn, Cajanus cajan, Cicer arietinum Linn, Clitoria ternatea Linn, Dalbergia sissoo, Delonix regia, Lens culinaris Medic, Millettia-pinnata, Tephrosia purpurea, Trigonella foenum-graecum Linn locally available in Allahabad region of India. The leaves of the selected medicinal plants were washed, air dried and then powdered. The methanolic extract of leaves samples were used for the phytochemical analysis to find out the quantitative and quantitative phytochemical constituents in the plants. The result of the phytochemical analysis of these medicinal plants showed presence or absence as well as quantitative (mg/g) contain of Alkaloids, Flavonoids, Phenol, Saponin, Steroids and Tannins in the selected medicinal plants.


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