Phytochemical characters of Nyctanthes arbo-tristis Linn.: A promising medicinal plant
Rashmi T Chamoli, Shikha Minj and Vikaspal Singh
The importance of medicinal plant in drug development is known to us and humans have used them for different diseases from the beginning of human history. Nyctanthes arbor-tristis is a valuable medicinal plant which belongs to the family oleaceae. The plant generally grows in tropical and subtropical region. Plant parts were collected randomly from four states of India i.e. Chhattisgarh, Tripura, Uttarakhand, and Telangana. Phytochemical activity of leaves extract of Nyctanthes arbortristis. The crude powder extracts of the leaves of the above plants were taken for the study. Analysis of phytochemical of Nyctanthesarbortristis for the presence of flavonoids, terpenoids, carbohydrates and alkaloids, using standard methods. Phenolic compounds, carbohydrates, flavonoids proteins and alkaloids were present in Nyctanthes arbortristis.