PHYTOCHEMICAL SCREENING OF ACALYPHA INDICA L. LEAF EXTRACTS

@inproceedings{Selvan2012PHYTOCHEMICALSO,
  title={PHYTOCHEMICAL SCREENING OF ACALYPHA INDICA L. LEAF EXTRACTS},
  author={R. Thirunirai Selvan and Ak Sultan Mohideen and Mehboob Asrar Sheriff},
  year={2012}
}
Medicinal plants have been used for centuries as remedies for human diseases because they contain components of therapeutic value. Acalypha indica L. belonging to the family Euphorbiaceae is a popular plant in traditional medicine used for treating various ailments. Phytochemical screening of the leaf extracts of A.indica was carried out following the standard procedures. Aqueous and ethanolic extracts of A.indica leaves indicated the occurence of saponins, flavonoids, terpenoids and cardiac… CONTINUE READING

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