PHYTOCHEMICAL SCREENING ON SESBANIA GRANDIFLORA LEAVES
K. Sobhan Babu, Dr. J. N. Suresh Kumar, K. Vema Reddy, *M. L. Deepika, M. Mounika and S. Venkatesh
Plants are being explored as a major source of medicinal compounds. There are around 60 global species including genus Sesbania, which are commonly available. The leaves of Sesbania grandiflora is used as local traditional medicine. Most of all parts of plant of S. grandiflora are used in traditional medicine as well as phytochemical investigations, seeds and roots of Sesbania grandiflora to provide scientific validation of its properties. The family of Sesbania grandiflora is Fabaceae and is widely used as a traditional Indian medicine. The common name of plant Sesbania grandiflora is Agate, as well as crook wood. It is widespread distributed in West Bengal, Assam, Karnataka and North-Eastern parts. The present study intended to explore the various phytochemicals present in the plant Sesbania grandiflora leaves. Qualitative analysis for various phytochemical was done using isopropyl alcohol as solvent and some active componds have been detected. These active compounds can be used in the field of medicine.
Keywords: Sesbania grandiflora, Traditional medicine, Phytochemical, solvent, Scientific validation, Fabaceae.
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