A preliminary phytochemical analysis was carried out of Vinca rosea a very useful and much exploited medicinal plant in Tamil Nadu. This study revealed that the methanol, petroleum ether, ethanol, and aqueous extract of leaves of Vinca rosea Linn were analyzed through qualitative and quantitative identification of secondary metabolites. The phytochemical constituents like alkaloids, flavonoids, Sterols, Phenols, Tannins and glycosides were screened through TLC.
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Gomathi B , Anuradha R. Phytochemical Investigation on Vinca rosea by Thin Layer Chromatography. Research J. Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry 2012; 4(2): 89-91.