Study of primary phytochemicals from Soymida febrifuga leaves (Meliaceae)
Author Name : Bhagvan C. Kachhava
Soymida febrifuga, commonly called as Rohin used in various ethno medicinal practices. It has been reported that plant leaves is used for fever and diarrhea. Phytochemical extraction was carried out to test the presence of different phytochemicals in leaf of Soymida febrifuga from collected sample. Plants parts are dried and fine powder was subjected to different solvent extraction with soxhlet apparatus. The result for test showed presence of Alkaloids, Cardiac glycosides, Coumarins, Flavonoids, Glycosides, Phenols, Reducing sugars, Saponins, etc in Leaves extract, with three different solvent systems. Results reveals that the importance medicinal properties is due to the presence of these phyto-constituents which need to farther elaboration in future works to detect active ingredient for particular disease.
Keywords: Phytochemicals, medicinal plants, ethno medicine, solvent system and Soymida febrifuga.