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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

2014, Vol. 2, Issue 6, Part A
Estimation of two primary metabolites from medicinally valuable plant “Ashwagandha”

M.C. Mali and Neetu Harsh

Medicinal plants are the most exclusive source of life saving drug for the majority of the world’s population.Laboratory evaluations were made to assess the study of primary metabolites of various plant parts in selected plant. Withania somnifera plant was collected from local area of Bikaner (Sagar) and used for estimation of two primary metabolites (Protein and ascorbic acid).The highest amount of protein (13.8 mg/100 g.d.w.), ascorbic acid (74.46 mg/100 g.d.w.) was observed in the stem.Similarly the lowest amount of protein (5.51 mg/100 g.d.w.) ascorbic acid (39.31 mg/100 g.d.w.) was observed in stems and leaves.
Protein & Ascorbic acid content in different parts of Withania somnifera (mg/100 g.d.w.)
Fig.: Protein & Ascorbic acid content in different parts of Withania somnifera (mg/100 g.d.w.)
Pages : 47-49 | 1188 Views | 31 Downloads
How to cite this article:
M.C. Mali and Neetu Harsh. Estimation of two primary metabolites from medicinally valuable plant “Ashwagandha”. Journal of Medicinal Plants Studies. 2014; 2(6): 47-49.
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