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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 5, Issue 6 (2016)

Comparative study of certain phytochemical properties of Murraya koenigii (L.) Spreng. and Mentha spicata L.: Two aromatic edible medicinal plants of Darrang district, Assam

Author(s):

D Kakati, LJ Gogoi and Dr. AP Sikdar

Abstract:
Certain phytochemical properties of two aromatic medicinally important edible plants of Darrang district, Assam, viz. Murraya Koenigii (L.) Spreng and Mentha spicata L., has been studied using six different extract solutions- Methanol, Chloroform, Petroleum ether, Benzene, Hexane and water. Both the plants contain more or less amount of tannin, flavonoids, phenol and alkaloid. Saponin is absent in Murraya koenigii. Anthraquinone, steroid, reducing sugar and resin are absent in both the plants. Mentha spicata contains trapezoid.

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How to cite this article:
D Kakati, LJ Gogoi and Dr. AP Sikdar. Comparative study of certain phytochemical properties of Murraya koenigii (L.) Spreng. and Mentha spicata L.: Two aromatic edible medicinal plants of Darrang district, Assam. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2016;5(6):455-458.

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