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Phytochemical studies on Achyranthes aspera

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Phytochemical analysis was carried out on the plant Achyranthes aspera which revealed the presence of medicinally important bioactive compounds. The presence of phytochemical compounds in the plant Achyranthes aspera was evaluated in root using different solvents such as Petroleum ether, Chloroform, Methanol In the present study, the preliminary phytochemical screening of leaf and flower extracts of Achyranthes aspera showed the presence of phytochemicals such as alkaloids, carbohydrates, flavonoids, proteins, aminoacids, tannins, phenols, steroids, glycosides and saponins.
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  • Nutrition and Medicinal Plants Lab, Department of Biochemistry, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, Karnataka. India
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