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Phytochemical screening of Pogostemon auricularis (L.) Hassk. of Lamiaceae

By K. Kamaleswari and V. Nandagopalan


Pogostemon auricularis (L.) Hassk. belonging to family Lamiaceae. It’s mainly found in Bangladesh, India, Malaysia and China. Pogostemon used for stomachache, discomfort and hysteria. Phytochemical analysis confirmed the presence of alkaloids, tannin, glycosides, saponins, phenolic, flavonoids, flavon glycosides, cardiac glycosides, phytosterols, fixed oils and fats in leaves. Fixed oils and fats showed high scores while alkaloids flavonol glycosides showed moderate scores phenolics, flavonoids, cardiac glycosides phytosterols showed lowest amount but saponin and glycosides were absence. Oil is found in 9.9% in 2gm of dry weight of powder of leaves of Pogostemon auricularis

Topics: Drugs, extract, lamiaceae, medicinal plant, Science (General), Q1-390, Science, Q
Publisher: RUt Printer and Publisher
Year: 2016
OAI identifier: oai:doaj.org/article:e63d8ad07aa9437d8e604da7a366cb55
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