Preliminary and Secondary Phytochemistry of the Suicidal Plant Cleistanthus collinus (Roxb.)

P Arulmanickam, C Chitra

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            The study was planned to identify the primary and secondary phytochemical screenings of Cleistanthus collinus (Roxb.) which is belongs to Euphorbiaceae family. The high polar ability of ethanol was used for extracting  the primary phytochemical compounds from C. collinus leaf, which showed 6 primary phytochemical compounds, such as alkaloids, flavonoids, tannins, polyphenols, saponins and cardiac glycosides, then GC-MS analyses revealed the 13 secondary metabolites. Among them only 7 compounds possessed bioactive properties based on previous literatures out of 13 secondary metabolites. So, C. collinus has important amount of primary and secondary phytochemicals properties.


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Cleistanthus collinus, Euphorbiaceae, Phytochemicals, GC-MS analyses, Ethanolic extracts

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