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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 9, Issue 1 (2020)

Phytochemical analysis of Moringa oleifera leaves collected from the adjoining areas of Durg district of Chhattisgarh, India

Author(s):

Neetu Sonkar, Nishma Singh, AK Santra, Sharad Mishra, Manju Roy, Rupal Pathak, Anupam Soni, Lok Prakash Verma and Manisha Verma

Abstract:
Moringa oleifera is a rich source of essential nutrients protein, minerals, vitamins and essential amino acids containing comparatively low amount of antinutritional factors. It is also accomplished by bioactive compounds including phenolic and flavonoid compounds. Qualitative phytochemical analysis of Moringa oleifera leaves was conducted on the biochemistry laboratory of College of Veterinary Science & A.H., Anjora, Durg (C.G). Various extract of M. oleifera leaves powders were prepared in different solvent media viz. aqueous, aqueous methanol, acetone and chloroform extract and analysis were done by various methods. Phytochemical analysis revealed the present of different phytochemicals such as alkaloids, tannins, saponins, flavonoids and glycosides in M. oleifera leaves extracts. Presence of different phytochemicals provide an evidence that M. oleifera leaves may be used as traditional medicine of various diseases however, extensive researches in this areas are needed to prove their medicinal and health promoting properties.

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How to cite this article:
Neetu Sonkar, Nishma Singh, AK Santra, Sharad Mishra, Manju Roy, Rupal Pathak, Anupam Soni, Lok Prakash Verma and Manisha Verma. Phytochemical analysis of Moringa oleifera leaves collected from the adjoining areas of Durg district of Chhattisgarh, India. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(1):2204-2206.

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