Vol. 8, Issue 1 (2019)
Analysis of phytochemical constituents in leaves of Bhumyamalaki (Phyllanthus debilis Klein ex Willd.) from Servaroy hills, Tamil Nadu, India
Author(s): V Malayaman, S Sheik Mohamed, RP Senthilkumar and M Ghouse Basha
Abstract: Phyllanthus debilis is one of the folkloric medicinal plant which belongs to the family Euphorbiaceae. The whole plant is reported to have many pharmacological properties such as an antihepatotoxic, laxative, tonic, antibacterial, antioxidative, immunomodulatory, Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antipyretic and antiviral. The main aim of the present study was to evaluate the phytochemical properties of Phyllanthus debilis. Qualitative phytochemical analysis of leaf extract revealed the presence of steroids/sterols, cardiac glycosides, saponins, alkaloids, tannins, phenols, flavonoids and terpenoids. The FTIR spectrum of a methanolic leaf extract of Phyllanthus debilis indicates the presence of different functional groups. GC-MS chromatogram analysis of the methanolic leaf extract revealed the phytochemical constituents. Based on the results this study can validated rich phytocomponds in P. debilis, may be with the presence these bioactive metabolites it is used to treat various ailments.
How to cite this article:
V Malayaman, S Sheik Mohamed, RP Senthilkumar, M Ghouse Basha. Analysis of phytochemical constituents in leaves of Bhumyamalaki (Phyllanthus debilis Klein ex Willd.) from Servaroy hills, Tamil Nadu, India. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2019;8(1):2678-2683.