PHYTOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS OF Aesculus indica SEEDS EXTRACTS


Harpreet Singh, Arvind Kumar

Abstract


Aesculus indica is an attractive tree growing to about 30 meters (100 feet) with a spread of about 12 meters (39 feet). It is hardy to -15°C (5°F), USDA zones 7-9.It is in flower from June to July, and the seeds ripen in October. Its large leaves 10–20 cm long by 2–6 cm wide are also ornamental and the mature tree forms a beautiful round canopy. Aesculus indica seeds were powdered and the material is subjected to continuous hot extraction process using soxhelet apparatus with different solvents in increasing order of polarity Petroleum ether, chloroform, ethanol and water. The extracts were dried and kept in aseptic condition.The dried extract were  subjected to various phytochemical analysis to detect the presence of various phytoconstituents like carbohydrates,saponins,flavonoids,tannins and phenolic compounds..

Keywords: Aesculus  indica, Phytochemical analysis,Phytoconstituents


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PHYTOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS OF Aesculus indica SEEDS EXTRACTS

Date

01-04-2013

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Innovare Journal of Ayurvedic Sciences
Vol 1 Issue 1 2013 (April-June) Page: 13-15

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2321-6824

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Harpreet Singh
India

Arvind Kumar
India


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