PHYTOCHEMICAL INVESTIGATION AND CHROMATOGRAPHIC EVALUATION OF THE ETHANOLIC EXTRACT OF WHOLE PLANT EXTRACT OF DENDROPHTHOE FALCATA (L.F) ETTINGSHAbstract
The present study was aimed to investigate phytochemicals present in the whole plant extract of Dendrophthoe falcata and development of new solvent system for thin layer chromatography of ethanolic (whole plant) extract of medicinal plant Dendrophthoe falcata. The extract showed presence of Carbohydrates, Sterols, Glycosides, Flavonoids and Phenolic compounds. For TLC, new solvent system developed, best result was given by solvent system- Toluene: Ethyle acetate: Formic acid in the ratio of 2.5:1:1. HPTLC report of the extract in same solvent system- Toluene: Ethyle acetate: Formic acid in the ratio of 2.5:1:1 showed the presence of eleven active chemical constituents.
SAHU VINOD K. *, IRCHHAIYA RAGHUVEER, SHASHI ALOK, GURJAR HIMANSHU
Department of Pharmacology, Institute of Pharmacy, Bundelkhand University, Jhansi (U.P.), India
4 December, 2009
20 December, 2009
28 December, 2009
01 January, 2010