Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 5, Issue 2 (2016)
GC-MS analysis of hexane extract of Zanthoxylum armatum DC. Fruits
Hebind Pun Kayat, Shree Dhar Gautam, Ram Narayan Jha
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, Î± â€“Asarone, Î²- Asarone, 2-Hydroxy cylclopenta decanone, Palmitic acid, Palmitic acid methyl ester etc are reported and 2-hydroxy cyclopentadecanone (27.37%) has higher percentage composition.
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Hebind Pun Kayat, Shree Dhar Gautam, Ram Narayan Jha. GC-MS analysis of hexane extract of Zanthoxylum armatum DC. Fruits. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2016;5(2):58-62.