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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 8, Issue 2 (2019)

Phytochemical analysis of Leucas urticifolia (Vahl) R. Br. ex Sm.: A traditional medicinal herb

Author(s):

Rajput Nutan and Satya Veena

Abstract:
The present paper shows the phytochemical analysis of the traditional medicinal plant Leucas urticifolia (Vahl) R. Br. ex Sm. belonging to family Lamiaceae. The Preliminary Phytochemical analysis revealed the presence of alkaloids, glycosides, flavonoids, tannins, terpenoids, steroids, saponins and phenolics. Alkaloids were present at low quantity but phenolics were present in high quantity as compare to flavonoids. During HPTLC analysis total 11 compounds were identified i.e., Ferulic acid, Kaempferol, p-Caumarin, Cinnamic acid, Chlorogenic acid, Catechin, Myricetin, Gallic acid, Apigenin, Quercetin and Vanillic acid.

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How to cite this article:
Rajput Nutan and Satya Veena. Phytochemical analysis of Leucas urticifolia (Vahl) R. Br. ex Sm.: A traditional medicinal herb. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2019;8(2):1752-1756.

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