ANALYSIS OF OIL COMPOSITION OF THE METHANOL EXTRACT OF CORIANDRUM SATIVUM LINN FRUIT BY SOXHLATION TECHNIQUE
Coriandrum sativum Linn [Family Apiceae] is a medicinal herb used in the treatment of various disease and disorders. The present investigation was carried out to determine the constituents present in the oil composition of the methanol extract of C. sativum fruits by Soxhlation using GC-MS technique. The analysis revealed that by Soxlation method, a total of 21 compounds were obtained with major constituents as Adenosine [25.08 %]. The other constituents were found to be heptanal [16.63 %], nonane [7.90 %], hexadecanoic acid [3.48 %], pyranone [3.46 %], Heptanoic acid [3.29 %], dodecyl ether [2.99 %] and Pentanone [2.51 %].Keywords: Coriandrum sativum, GC-MS analysis, Soxhlation, Methanol extract.
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