Gayathri R

Department of Biochemistry, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences (SIMATS), Chennai, India


  • Research   
    Preliminary Phytochemical Analysis and Estimation of Total Phenol Content of Methanolic Root Extract of Salacia Oblonga
    Author(s): Kirthick Kumaran AS, Gayathri R* and V Vishnu Priya

    Salacia oblonga also known as ‘ponkoranti’ in Tamil is a woody plant, belonging to the celasstraceae family that grows in countries like India, China, Vietnam, Malaysia and Indonesia. Salacia oblonga as a part of ayurvedic medicine helps to treat diseases like diabetes, asthma, joint pain. Phytochemicals are basically large and diverse secondary metabolites produced by plants, it is mainly essential for the growth, development and interaction and protection in a biotic and abiotic environment. The aim of the study is to carry out phytochemical analysis and estimation of total phenol content of methanolic root extract of salacia oblonga. The methanolic root extract was prepared, concentrated and stored. The extract was tested qualitatively for various phytochemicals and quantitatively for total phenols. From this study it was evident that Salacia oblonga root extract was ri.. Read More»

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