Spilanthes ciliate H.B.K, Spilanthes vazhachalensis Sheela, Spilanthes calva DC, Spilanthes uliginosa SW, belonging to family Asteracae. It is used as a traditional medicine for toothache, rheumatism and fever etc. Here in, its preliminary analysis were evaluated. These four species phytochemical analysis were performed based on standardized procedures using powdered samples in different solvents like acetone, ethanol and distilled water. The preliminary screening of the powdered sample showed the presence of carbohydrates, protein, phenol, lipids, flavonoids, tannin, lignin and aminoacids. This work supports the traditional medicinal system and utilization of plant for further investigation.
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Durga , D. Sheela. Biomolecules Detection among Selected Spilanthes Jacq. species from Kerala, India. Res. J. Pharmacognosy and Phytochem. 2018; 10(1): 36-38. doi: 10.5958/0975-4385.2018.00006.7