Quantitative phytochemical analysis of Ecbolium viride (Forsk) Merrill. and Justicia gendarussa Burm. f. by Subhashini S., T. V. Poonguzhali, V. Madha suresh- Int. J. Cur. Tr. Res (2013) 2 (1):34-37- ISSN: 2278-8042
ABSTRACT : In ethnomedicinal practices, the traditional healers use Ecbolium viride and Justicia gendarussa in the treatment of various ailments. Scientific parameters are used to identify the true plant material and to ensure its quality. Therefore, the present work has been undertaken to establish preliminary quantitative phytochemical profile. The powder of the two plants have shown the presence of tannins, alkaloids, terpenoids, protein, flavonoids, saponins anthraquinones, carbohydrates, glycosides, phenols, steroids, are predominantly present which terpenoids, tannin and flavonoids are of medicinal importance.