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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 8, Issue 3 (2019)

Extraction isolation and analytical characterization of phytoconstituent of fruit of Luffa echinata Roxb

Author(s):

Giri Akhand Rachana, Pathak AK and Tailang M

Abstract:
The herbal system of medicine has been practiced since historical times and traces its roots to ancient civilizations. Almost 70% of the populations of the third world countries including India, China, Bangladesh and Pakistan are dependent upon their indigenous systems of medicines, based mainly on herbage formulations. Due to the prime importance of plants as a source of medicine, work began to focus on the isolation of chemical constituents responsible for their activity. The present study deals with the extraction, identification and analytical characterization of phytoconstituents of fruit of Luffa echinata Roxb from sponified matters of petroleum ether extract. The structure methyl esters of fatty acids were isolated and characterized by GC-MS analysis. The fruit of Luffa echinata Roxb contains important fatty acid.

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How to cite this article:
Giri Akhand Rachana, Pathak AK and Tailang M. Extraction isolation and analytical characterization of phytoconstituent of fruit of Luffa echinata Roxb. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2019;8(3):2041-2046.

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