Vol. 6, Special Issue 1 (2017)
Comparative study of alkaloids from different parts of Ravolfia tetraphylla
Author(s): Om Prakash Verma
Abstract: Rauvolfia tetraphylla is commonly known as Barachandrica, pinque-pinque and barachand. In India it is found in the state of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Orissa, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Mysore, Madras and Kerala. The natural components which were found in Rauvolfia tetraphylla were ajmalicine, ajmaline, rescinnamine, reserpine, serpentine, yohimbine. It was also found that ajmaline and serpentine were present in the samples of root, stem, mature leaf, flower stem and flower. It was observed that total alkaloid from different parts of plant ranged from 0.22 to 9.0 %.
How to cite this article:
Om Prakash Verma. Comparative study of alkaloids from different parts of Ravolfia tetraphylla. 2017; 6(6S): 770-772.