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Phytochemical constituents of different extracts from the leaves of Chromolaenaodorata (L.) King and Robinson??

Journal: International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Business Management (IJPSBM) (Vol.2, No. 12)

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Page : 13-20

Keywords : Chromolaena odorata; phytochemicals; Fluorescence Analysis; medicinal plants;

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Chromolaena odorata were screened for phytochemical constituents and fluorescence analysis of different extracts Petroleum ether,Chloroform, Methanolic and Aqueous extracts. The extract recovery percentage and pH of different solvent extracts of leaves of Chromolaena odarata.Methanolic extract showed highest yield of 17.8% and pH range of 6.05. Alkaloids, flavonoids, phenolics, tannins, steroids, saponins ,cardiac glycosides and carbohydrates were present in Methanolic extract and aqueous extract whereas in petroleum ether and chloroform extract alkaloids and flavonoids only present. The phytochemical analysis of the plants is very important commercially and has great interest in pharmaceutical companies for the production of the new drugs for curing of various diseases.

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