Preliminary phytochemical screening of Ficus religiosa for identification of bioactive compounds
Keywords:Ficus religiosa, phytochemical screening, methanolic crude extract, secondary metabolites.
Phytochemical screening is a critical step in the isolation of new and innovative chemicals. A crucial step before bulk extraction and isolation is phytochemical screening. To identify the various types of secondary metabolites, the stem of Ficus religiosa was chosen for phytochemical examination. Terpenoids, flavonoids, and tannins, among other groups of beneficial secondary metabolites, were detected in the extracts. Terpenoids and flavonoids may be found in the bark. These discovered chemicals are what give Ficus religiosa its significant biological functions. In order to find new drugs, the researcher will be instructed to separate novel therapeutic compounds from different regions of Ficus religiosa.