Vol. 2, Issue 2 (2017)
Preliminary phytochemical and biochemical studies of Cissus quadrangularis, Linn. (Family-Vitaceae)
Author(s): Saranya I, Arul Sheeba Rani M
Abstract: Plants have a great potential for producing new drugs for human benefits. Plants are used in trational medicine contain a vast array of substances to treat chronic and even infection diseases. According to report of world health organization more than 80 percentage populations depends on traditional medicine for their primary health care needs. The demand drugs from plant sources in continuously increasing. Therefore it is essential for systematic evaluation of plants used in traditional medicine for various ailments. The present study of phytochemical and biochemical analysis of methanol stem extract of Cissus quadrangularis, Linn; the aim is to reveal the presence of phenols, proteins, tannins, flavanoids, anthraquinone and starch.
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