Vol. 5, Issue 2 (2016)
GC-MS analysis of hexane extract of Zanthoxylum armatum DC. Fruits
Author(s): Hebind Pun Kayat, Shree Dhar Gautam, Ram Narayan Jha
Abstract: Zanthoxylum armatum DC belongs to family Rutaceae is distributed from temperate to tropical regions throughout the world. It is commonly known as Timure, Nepalese peeper and prickly ash. Plant material is enriched with medicinal ingredients and has great ethnomedicinal value. A total of thirty six chemical compounds were identified through GC-MS analysis. Chemical constituents like Eucalyptol, Linalool, Quercivorol, Menthoglycol, trans-Pipertiol, Carveole, Exo-2-hydroxy-1,8-Cineole,Theaspirane, Piperitone, Cuminol, Artimisia alcohol, Caryophyllene, α –Asarone, β- Asarone, 2-Hydroxy cylclopenta decanone, Palmitic acid, Palmitic acid methyl ester etc are reported and 2-hydroxy cyclopentadecanone (27.37%) has higher percentage composition.
How to cite this article:
Hebind Pun Kayat, Shree Dhar Gautam, Ram Narayan Jha. GC-MS analysis of hexane extract of Zanthoxylum armatum DC. Fruits. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 2016; 5(2): 58-62.