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ISSN Print: 2394-0530, ISSN Online: 2320-3862, NAAS Rating: 3.53

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Journal of Medicinal Plants Studies

2013, Vol. 1, Issue 2, Part A
Preliminary Phytochemical Studies of Kalanchoe pinnata (Lam.) Pers

Shashank Matthew, K.K.Khosla, Cathrin Matthew, Debjit Bhowmik

Kalanchoe pinnata is somewhat of a panacea to the indigenous people of the Amazon; the creoles use thernlightly roasted leaves for cancer and inflammation, and a leaf infusion is a popular remedy for fevers. Thernroot is also prepared as an infusion and used for epilepsy.rnThe dried stem of kalanchoe pinnata (LAM.) PERS. on successive extraction gives a high percentagernyield of alcoholic extract 5.03 % w/v as compare to aqueous extract 4.30 % w/v. The pytochemicalrnscreening of the Ethanolic and Aqueous extracts of stem of plant kalanchoe pinnata (LAM.)PERS.rnyielded showed the presence of alkaloids, flavonoids, carbohydrates, saponins, triterpines, phytosterols,rntannins, glycosides, protein, and amino acid and phenolic compounds.
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How to cite this article:
Shashank Matthew, K.K.Khosla, Cathrin Matthew, Debjit Bhowmik. Preliminary Phytochemical Studies of Kalanchoe pinnata (Lam.) Pers. Journal of Medicinal Plants Studies. 2013; 1(2): 19-23.
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