Volume No. :   5

Issue No. :  4

Year :  2013

ISSN Print :  0975-2331

ISSN Online :  0975-4385


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Phytochemical Analysis of Leaves of Hibiscus rosa-sinensis

Address:   Shruti Srivastava1, Jatin Jaiswal1, Hemendra Gautam1*, Sunil Singh2, Surabhi Sharma3
1Department of Pharmacology, Invertis Institute of Pharmacy, Invertis University, Bareilly
2Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Invertis Institute of Pharmacy, Invertis University, Bareilly
3Department of Pharmacognosy, Invertis Institute of Pharmacy, Invertis University, Bareilly
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ABSTRACT: Ethnopharmacological relevance Medicinal plants play a vital role for the development of new drugs. The extracts of Hibiscus rosa-sinensis and the crude drug itself are being used as an anti-ulcer, aphrodisiac, menorrhagic, oral contraceptive, laxative, anti-fertility, anti-implantation, abortifacient, epilepsy, leprosy, bronchial catarrh and diabetes. Aim of the study To establish authenticity, possible to help and distinguish the drug from other species by preliminary pharmacognostical screening of Hibiscus rosa-sinensis leaves Material and methods The plant was extracted with different solvents and the extracts were subjected to different qualitative chemical tests. Results The presence of various phytoconstituents was observed during the test such as glycosides, alkaloids, tannins, flavonoids, saponin and carbohydrates were present in the extracts. Conclusion We believe that The investigation carried out by us led to certain findings about the phytochemical features which no doubt can be proved beneficial and serve as scientific background for further isolation steps to obtain the lead compound.
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis, extraction, phytochemical analysis, maceration.
Shruti Srivastava, Jatin Jaiswal, Hemendra Gautam, Sunil Singh, Surabhi Sharma. Phytochemical Analysis of Leaves of Hibiscus rosa-sinensis. Research J. Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry 2013; 5(4):182-184 .
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