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