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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 9, Issue 2 (2020)

Evaluation of curcumin compound from methanolic extracts of Curcuma longa by high performance thin layer chromatography

Author(s):

V Ranganathan, P Senthil Kumar, K Vijayakaran and A Elamaran

Abstract:
Curcuma longa (turmeric) is a medicinal plant belonging to the family Zingiberaceae. It is widely used for the health care of humans, livestock and poultry. Turmeric is a potent antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antimutagenic, antimicrobial, and anticancer agent. Curcumin is a polyphenol extracted from roots of turmeric. In the present study, fresh roots of Curcuma longa was collected from Herbal Garden, Ethno Veterinary Herbal Product Research and Development Centre, Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Orathanadu, Thanjavur District, Tamil Nadu and evaluated for the identification and relative quantification of curcumin by using a simple, sensitive and accurate High Performance Thin Layer Chromatography method.

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How to cite this article:
V Ranganathan, P Senthil Kumar, K Vijayakaran and A Elamaran. Evaluation of curcumin compound from methanolic extracts of Curcuma longa by high performance thin layer chromatography. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(2):1931-1934. DOI: 10.22271/phyto.2020.v9.i2af.11138

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