P. B. Mallikharjuna, L. N. Rajanna, Y. N. Seetharam, G. K. Sharanabasappa, "Phytochemical Studies of Strychnos potatorum L.f.- A Medicinal Plant", Journal of Chemistry, vol. 4, Article ID 687859, 9 pages, 2007. https://doi.org/10.1155/2007/687859
Phytochemical Studies of Strychnos potatorum L.f.- A Medicinal Plant
The present paper deals with the phytochemical screening of therapeutic importance from Strychnos potatorum L.f., an important medicinal plant. This study involves the preliminary screening, quantitative determination and the qualitative thin layer chromatographic separation of secondary metabolites from the root, stem bark and seeds (collected and market) of S.potatorum. Further, HPLC alkaloid profile of the seed has been studied. The generated data has provided the basis for its wide use as the therapeutant both in the traditional and folk medicines.
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