PHYTOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS OF METHANOLIC EXTRACT OF LEAVES OF KALANCHOE PINNATA (LAM.)
Kuldeep Ganju* and Eisha Ganju
Phytochemical analysis of leaves of Kalonche pinnata belonging to the family Crassulaceae was done. The dried leaves were extracted with methanol, and their phytochemical analysis was done. Alkaloids (15.1 mg/100g), Flavonoids (7.2 g CE/100g), Saponins, Cardenolides, Tannins and Phenolic compounds (3.2 g GAE/100g) were found to be present. Physicochemical parameters like water soluble extractive, alcohol soluble extractive, loss on drying, ash content, acid insoluble ash & moisture content were determined.
Keywords: Kalonche pinnata, methanolic extract, phenolics, flavonoids and alkaloids.
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