COMPARATIVE QUALITATIVE AND QUANTITATIVE PHYTOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS OF CALOTROPIS GIGANTEA AND CALOTROPIS PROCERA ROOTS

  • Pratibha Mishra Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research Centre, Bhagwant University, Ajmer, Rajasthan
  • Khushwant S. Yadav Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research Centre, Bhagwant University, Ajmer, Rajasthan
  • Girendra Gautam Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research Centre, Bhagwant University, Ajmer, Rajasthan

Abstract

Phytochemicals are secondary metabolites produced by all plants in which some has medicinal uses. The comparative Qualitative and Quantitative phytochemical analysis of root extracts in aqueous, Chloroform, Ethyl acetate and ethanol extracts of Calotropis gigantea and calotropis procera Linn. were investigated. The comparative phytochemical analysis revealed the presence of alkaloids, saponins, tannins, flavonoids, terpenoids, glycosides, phenols group in varying concentrations. The comparative studies result of the above two plants gives a basis of its use in traditional medicine to manage ailments and disorders. It also contains some biologically active constituents worthy of further investigations.

Keywords: Comparative, Qualitative, Quantitative, phytochemical, Calotropis gigantea and calotropis procera

 

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Author Biographies

Pratibha Mishra, Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research Centre, Bhagwant University, Ajmer, Rajasthan

Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research Centre, Bhagwant University, Ajmer, Rajasthan

Khushwant S. Yadav, Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research Centre, Bhagwant University, Ajmer, Rajasthan

Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research Centre, Bhagwant University, Ajmer, Rajasthan

Girendra Gautam, Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research Centre, Bhagwant University, Ajmer, Rajasthan

Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research Centre, Bhagwant University, Ajmer, Rajasthan

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Mishra, P., Yadav, K. S., & Gautam, G. (2018). COMPARATIVE QUALITATIVE AND QUANTITATIVE PHYTOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS OF CALOTROPIS GIGANTEA AND CALOTROPIS PROCERA ROOTS. Journal of Drug Delivery and Therapeutics, 8(4), 179-184. https://doi.org/10.22270/jddt.v8i4.1757