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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 3, Issue 4 (2014)

Comparative HPTLC fingerprint profile of triterpenes in the methanolic extracts of Ocimum basilicum L. and Mentha arvensis L. (Lamiaceae)

Author(s): Asha. D and Lizzy Mathew
Abstract: A comparative account of the Triterpenes present in the methanolic extract of Ocimum basilicum L. and Mentha arvensis L. were done using HPTLC. Plant materials were extracted with methanol in a soxhlet extractor. CAMAG HPTLC system equipped with Linomat 5 applicator, TLC scanner 3 and WIN CATS software were used. The methanol extract of the plants were fingerprinted in Toluene:Chloroform:Ethanol (4:4:1) solvent system and scanned densitometrically under UV using anisaldehyde sulphuric acid as reagent. This study can be taken as a tool for chemotaxonomic identification, useful in differentiating the species from the adulterant.
Pages: 171-175  |  1166 Views  11 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Asha. D and Lizzy Mathew. Comparative HPTLC fingerprint profile of triterpenes in the methanolic extracts of Ocimum basilicum L. and Mentha arvensis L. (Lamiaceae). Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 2014; 3(4): 171-175.
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