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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

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.

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How to cite this article:
Vikrant Arya*, Narender Thakur, C.P. Kashyap. Preliminary Phytochemical Analysis of the Extracts of Psidium Leaves. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2012;1(1):01-05.