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2022, Vol. 4, Issue 3, Part B

Preliminary phytochemical investigation on leaves, seeds extract of Diplocyclos palmatus (L.) C Jeffrey medicinal plant


Author(s): Kranti Soni, Dr. Abha Khare and Dr. Manoj Kumar Singh

Abstract: Diplocyclos palmatus (L.) C. Jeffrey commonly known as shivalingi is a lesser heard and perennial climber having diversified medicinal values. It is belongs to Cucurbitaceae family. This plants especially the leaves and seeds have immense folklore usage even today. The leaves of the plant are generally applied as an anti-inflammatory paste. Women take the seeds in combination with other medicinal herbs for helping conception and prevent miscarriage. The seeds of the plant are increased spermatogenesis the present study was undertaken to evaluate the preliminary phytochemical constituents of leaves and seeds extracts. Were screened for their phytochemical constituents following hot continuous and successive extraction by soxhlet apparatus. Qualitative phytochemical screening was under taken to check for the presence of alkaloids, flavanoids, saponins tannins, phenols cardiac glycosides, di and tri terpenoids in various extracts such as petroleum ether, ethyl acetate, chloroform, methanol and water. Among all the five extracts, maximum phytochemicals were found dissolved in methanol followed by water, chloroform, ethyl acetate and then petroleum ether. This provides impetus to conduct advanced research on this leaves and seeds to uncover its vast medicinal potential and further isolated characterized to establish their potential against ailments.

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How to cite this article:
Kranti Soni, Dr. Abha Khare, Dr. Manoj Kumar Singh. Preliminary phytochemical investigation on leaves, seeds extract of Diplocyclos palmatus (L.) C Jeffrey medicinal plant. Int J Adv Acad Stud 2022;4(3):112-115.
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