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Phytochemical Screening of Calophyllum Inophyllum Linn


K. Umamagheswari , Department of Chemistry, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli-627 012, Tamil Nadu, India.


Calophyllum inophyllum L., therapeutic activities, bioactive constituents, traditional medicine


Calophyllum inophyllum L. belongs to the family Clusiaceae (Guttiferae) and plant parts have various medicinal uses. It was reported with therapeutic activities, such as anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, antiviral etc. In the present investigation, we analysed the phytochemicals of Benzene, Diethyl ether, Distilled water and Ethyl acetate extracts of C. inophyllum L. The results revealed that ten bioactive constituents such as alkaloids, amino acid, carbohydrates, fats, flavonoids, glycosides, phenols, protein, sterols, saponins, tannins and triterpenoids were observed in the plant extracts. The present study provides evidence that leaf extracts of C. inophyllum L. contains various primary and secondary metabolites and this justifies the use of plant species as traditional medicine for treatment of various diseases.

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Paper ID: IJSRDV5I40542
Published in: Volume : 5, Issue : 4
Publication Date: 01/07/2017
Page(s): 558-560

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