Analysis of the essential oil of monocot grass Kyllinga triceps Rottb.

  • Amit Upadhyay Shri Ram College of Pharmacy, Banmore, Morena, Madhya Pradesh, India
  • Vinay Jain Shri Ram College of Pharmacy, Banmore, Morena, Madhya Pradesh, India
  • Suman Jain School of Studies, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Jiwaji University, Gwalior Madhya Pradesh, India

Abstract

Kyllinga triceps rottb. Is a monocot perennial herb found in various parts of india [1]. It is used traditionally by the people for treatment of diabetes, liver problems [2] and as antidote [3]. In the present study chemical constituents of the essential oil, obtained by hydrodistillation of the powdered rhizome of the plant were identified with help of GC-MS. analysis. Ferruginol, β- Caryophyllene, α-Eudesmol, were present in higher concentration, oil sample has a characteristic aromatic odour,which is due to the presence of high amount of linalool, β- Caryophyllene, and α-Eudesmol.


Keywords: kyllinga triceps, antidote, rhizome, caryophyllene, α-Eudesmol.

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Amit Upadhyay, Shri Ram College of Pharmacy, Banmore, Morena, Madhya Pradesh, India

Shri Ram College of Pharmacy, Banmore, Morena, Madhya Pradesh, India

Vinay Jain, Shri Ram College of Pharmacy, Banmore, Morena, Madhya Pradesh, India

Shri Ram College of Pharmacy, Banmore, Morena, Madhya Pradesh, India

Suman Jain, School of Studies, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Jiwaji University, Gwalior Madhya Pradesh, India

School of Studies, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Jiwaji University, Gwalior Madhya Pradesh, India

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Upadhyay, A., Jain, V., & Jain, S. (2019). Analysis of the essential oil of monocot grass Kyllinga triceps Rottb. Journal of Drug Delivery and Therapeutics, 9(3-s), 398-400. https://doi.org/10.22270/jddt.v9i3-s.2858