Qualitative phytochemical constituents of some medicinal plants
The Qualitative analysis is very important to identify the phytochemical constituents present in medicinal plants. The medicinal properties of plants is due to the presence of particular bioactive costituents. In present study qualitative analysis of ten medicinal plants namely Syzygium aromaticum (Clove), Oxalis corniculata (Wood sorel), Solanum nigrum (Black nightshade), Azadirachta indica (Neem), Bauhinia variegata (Kachnar), Coriandrum sativum (Dhania), Anesomeles indica (Indian catmint), Terminalia bellirica (Bahera), Ocimum sanctum (Tulsi) and Citrus sinensis (Orange) were done and reveals the presence of alkaloids, flavonoids, phenols, tannins, Saponins, terpenoids and Steroids.Except saponins were absent in Coriandrum sativum, Terpenoid in Anesomeles indica and Terminalia bellirica. Steroids and Sterols were not present in Bauhinia variegata, Coriandrum sativum andAnesomeles indica.