Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 6, Issue 3 (2017)
Extraction and Quantitative HPLC Analysis of Myricetin in Hydroethanolic extract of Passiflora incarnata (Passifloraceae)
Vijayalakshmi Chinniah, Venkata Rathinakumar Thiagarajan
has widely been used to treat insomnia, nervous disorders, convulsion, ulcer etc. There has been many flavonoids previously reported in this plant apigenin, luteolin, quercetin, kaempferol, d-allopyranosyl-8-xylopyranosyl-apigenin C-glycosyl flavonoids vitexin, isovitexin, orientin, isoorientin, schaftoside, isoschaftoside, isovitexin- -glucopyranoside, isoorientin-2 -gluco-pyranoside, 2-glucosylapigenin, isoscoparin-2 -glucoside, 2 glucosyl-6-C-glucosylapigenin, 6- -glucopyranosyl-8-d-ribopyranosyl apigenin and swertisin. The percentage of myricetin present in the air dried plant material of HEEPI was calculated as 0.045 %. This is the first time myricetin has been reported in this plant.
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Vijayalakshmi Chinniah, Venkata Rathinakumar Thiagarajan. Extraction and Quantitative HPLC Analysis of Myricetin in Hydroethanolic extract of Passiflora incarnata (Passifloraceae). J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2017;6(3):543-545.