Preliminary phytochemical screening of Iris kashmiriana Baker collected from Budgam, Kashmir, India

  • Saeema jouFarooqnal Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Applied Sciences and Technology, University of Kashmir, Hazratbal, Srinagar-190006, India
  • Roohi Mohi-ud-din Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Applied Sciences and Technology, University of Kashmir, Hazratbal, Srinagar-190006, India
  • Zulfiqar Ali Bhat Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Applied Sciences and Technology, University of Kashmir, Hazratbal, Srinagar-190006, India

Abstract

The present study was intended to discover the preliminary phytochemicals of Iris kashmiriana Baker collected from Kashmir region, India. The preliminary phytochemical analysis was conducted in methanolic and aqueous extracts which showed the presence of carbohydrates, tannins, flavonoids, phenols, phytosterols, saponins, diterpenes, cardiac glycosides. Among the various phytochemicals studied, alkaloids and proteins were found to be absent in both methanolic and aqueous extracts. From the results, it was noted that the extracts of Iris kashmiriana Baker was found to be a rich source of variety of active secondary metabolites. This report will lead to the further isolation and characterization of these active secondary metabolites for bioefficacy and bioactivity.


Keywords: Phytochemical, Bioactive compounds, Iris kashmiriana, Mazar mund, Kashmir.

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Saeema jouFarooqnal, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Applied Sciences and Technology, University of Kashmir, Hazratbal, Srinagar-190006, India

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Applied Sciences and Technology, University of Kashmir, Hazratbal, Srinagar-190006, India

Roohi Mohi-ud-din, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Applied Sciences and Technology, University of Kashmir, Hazratbal, Srinagar-190006, India

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Applied Sciences and Technology, University of Kashmir, Hazratbal, Srinagar-190006, India

Zulfiqar Ali Bhat, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Applied Sciences and Technology, University of Kashmir, Hazratbal, Srinagar-190006, India

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Applied Sciences and Technology, University of Kashmir, Hazratbal, Srinagar-190006, India

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jouFarooqnal, S., Mohi-ud-din, R., & Bhat, Z. A. (2019). Preliminary phytochemical screening of Iris kashmiriana Baker collected from Budgam, Kashmir, India. Journal of Drug Delivery and Therapeutics, 9(1-s), 121-124. https://doi.org/10.22270/jddt.v9i1-s.2272