Vol. 2, Issue 6 (2014)
Phytochemical analysis of a folklore medicinal plant citrullus colocynthis L (bitter apple)
Author(s): C. Uma and K.G. Sekar
Abstract: Phytochemical screening of Citrullus colocynthis belonging to the family Cucurbitaceae was carried out for finding its medicinal values. A qualitative analysis was performed for the identification of the presence of different composition of elements. The leaf, root, flower (male, female), fruit (pulp, hull, seed) were photochemical analyzed separately and which shows the presence of alkaloids, carbohydrates, and flavonoids. Tannins, gums and mucilages are found to be absent.
How to cite this article:
C. Uma and K.G. Sekar. Phytochemical analysis of a folklore medicinal plant citrullus colocynthis L (bitter apple). Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 2014; 2(6): 195-202.