Qualitative phytochemical analysis of stem, leaves and fruits of Withania somnifera L. in different solvents

Authors

  • Muhammad Niaz Department of Botany, Government Post-Graduate College No.1 Abbottabad, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
  • Hafsa Abrar Department of Botany, Government Post-Graduate College No.1 Abbottabad, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
  • Ramla Jadoon Department of Botany, Government Post-Graduate College No.1 Abbottabad, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
  • Kinza Akram Department of Botany, Government Post-Graduate College No.1 Abbottabad, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
  • Hajra Qayyum Department of Botany, Government Post-Graduate College No.1 Abbottabad, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
  • Saleha Ashfaq Department of Biology, University of Haripur, Haripur, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
  • Naqash Khan University of haripur
  • Syed Asad Abbas Department of Forestry and Wildlife Management, University of Haripur, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Haripur, Pakistan
  • Aamir Sultan Department of Biology, University of Haripur, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

Keywords:

Withania somnifera L., Phytochemical screening, bioactive Compounds.

Abstract

Withania somnifera L. member of family Solanaceae abundantly found in sub-tropical regions of the world, it is a multipurpose medicinal plant. Phytochemical screening of Withania somniferra L. was carried out to know about the medicinal potential of same plant. A qualitative analysis was performed to detect various bioactive compounds. The stem, leaves and fruits were individually subjected to phytochemical analysis, revealing the presence of carbohydrates, alkaloids, saponins, flavonoids. proteins, Anthocyanin, Quinones and Tanins which enable it for the developing of new drugs.

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Published

2023-12-30

How to Cite

Niaz, M. ., Abrar, H. ., Jadoon, R. ., Akram, K. ., Qayyum, H. ., Ashfaq, S. ., Khan, N., Asad Abbas, S. ., & Sultan, A. . (2023). Qualitative phytochemical analysis of stem, leaves and fruits of Withania somnifera L. in different solvents. Phytopharmacology Research Journal, 2(3), 17–21. Retrieved from http://ojs.prjn.org/index.php/prjn/article/view/60

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