Vol. 1, Issue 1 (2012)
Preliminary Phytochemical Analysis of the Extracts of Psidium Leaves
Author(s): Vikrant Arya*, Narender Thakur, C.P. Kashyap
Abstract: Amritphala (Psidium guajava L.), is a small tree in Myrtaceae family, traditionally used in treatment of several diseases (inflammation, diabetes, hypertension, wounds, pain and fever). The present study was carried out to investigate the phytochemical profile of leaves of Psidium guajava L. The leaves powder was successively extracted with petroleum ether, chloroform, ethanol, water, hydroalcohol. Phytochemical analysis shows the presence of flavonoids, tannins triterpenoids, saponins, sterols, alkaloids and carbohydrates. The result of the study could be useful for description and foundation of monograph of the plant.
Successive and Hydroalcoholic Extraction of Powder of Psidium guajava Linn. Leaf
How to cite this article:
Vikrant Arya*, Narender Thakur, C.P. Kashyap. Preliminary Phytochemical Analysis of the Extracts of Psidium Leaves. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 2012; 1(1): 01-05.