Phytochemical screening of Goniothalamus sesquipedalis
Rafiqul Hasan Khan, Nura Ahmed, Amina Ferdous Chowdhury, Shakera Islam Keya, Mahbuba Mohoshina Runa, Monika Nasrin Munni and Kazi Nuruddin Al Masud
This study was conducted to perform the phytochemical screening of Goniothalamussesquipedalis. The plant belongs to the Annonaceae family and locally used analgesic agent. This study provides a scientific basis for the use of Goniothalamussesquipedalis in traditional medicine. The plant was extracted using Ethanol. The extract was subjected to phytochemical screening. The phytochemical screening of Goniothalamussesquipedalis seeds showed the presence of alkaloids, flavonoids, tannins, phlobatannin, glycosides, sterol and tannins but showed absence of quinines, phenol and resin.
Rafiqul Hasan Khan, Nura Ahmed, Amina Ferdous Chowdhury, Shakera Islam Keya, Mahbuba Mohoshina Runa, Monika Nasrin Munni, Kazi Nuruddin Al Masud. Phytochemical screening of Goniothalamus sesquipedalis. J Med Plants Stud 2018;6(5):137-140.