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Pharmacognostical and Preliminary Phytochemical Screening of the Leaf Extract of Jasminum auriculatum Vahl

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Abstract:

Jasminum auriculatum belonging to the family Oleaceae are reported to have good medicinal values in traditional system of medicines. The present study deals with pharmacognostical examination of morphological and microscopical characters and phytochemical investigations of Jasminum auriculatum leaves including determination of loss on drying, ash values and extractive values. The preliminary phytochemical screening of powdered drug was also carried out, the qualitative chemical examinations revealed the presence of various phytoconstituents like alkaloids, steroids, terpenoids, saponins, carbohydrates, Glycosides, protein, mucilages, phenols ,tannins and flavonoids.

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Periodical:
International Letters of Natural Sciences (Volume 43)
Pages:
69-75
DOI:
10.18052/www.scipress.com/ILNS.43.69
Citation:
T. Gowdhami et al., "Pharmacognostical and Preliminary Phytochemical Screening of the Leaf Extract of Jasminum auriculatum Vahl", International Letters of Natural Sciences, Vol. 43, pp. 69-75, 2015
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Jul 2015
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