Phytochemical analysis of rare plants from Surgana forest, Nasik district, Maharashtra, India
Smita Deepak Shinde, BD Garud
Phytochemicals are bioactive compounds obtained from the plants and widely applied in the traditional herbal medicines. The Present study was aimed to evaluate the phytochemical constituents of nine rare plants from Surgana forest (Peepalsond) of Nashik division. The phytochemical screening (Qualitative and Quantitative) were carried out of stem-bark of the Plant, by using UV spectrophotometry for Qualitative method and standard procedure method for Quantitative analysis. The plants were Spondias pinnata, Tecomella undulata, Syzygium cumini, Dyschoriste dalzellii, Sterculia urens, Martynia annua L., Costus speciosus, Cassine glauca, Terminalia arjuna. The qualitative phytochemical test exhibited the presence of common phyto-compounds including Alkaloid, Tannin, Carbohydrates, Proteins, Steroids, Gums. Alkaloids, Steroids, Carbohydrates are the major compounds in the extract of plant extract. Along with it the other compounds like proteins, Tannins, Mucilage were also found in the plant extract. Flavonoids were recorded as least compounds in the plant extact.