ISOLATION AND PRELIMINARY PHYTOCHEMICAL ANALYSES OF MOMORDICA CHARANTIA L., SEED EXTRACT

Publication Date : 01/05/2016


Author(s) :

K.Muthu , S. SANGEETHA.


Volume/Issue :
Volume 2
,
Issue 4
(05 - 2016)



Abstract :

Momordica charantia L. is an important vegetable crop and used in folk, Siddha, and ayurvedic medicine. This plant contains rich sources of various bioactive phytochemicals are present which responsible to therapeutic activity. The present research study, Momordica charantia seed was extracted with acetic methanol. The acetic methanol extract was concentrated to obtained dark reddish brown paste. This paste was a partition with column chromatography using the solvent such as n-hexane, chloroform, ethyl acetate and methanol. This partition was concentrated and qualitatively analysis of primary phytochemical tests. The chloroform, ethyl acetate, and methanol fractions contain steroids, terpenoids, flavonoids, saponins, phenols, amino acids, and tannins are present.


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