Phytochemical and Pharmacognostic study of Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni
Rukhshana Parveen and MH Siddiqui
Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni sweetening plant is used for curing various diseases. The aim of this study is conferring the comparative abundances of phytochemicals and physiochemical analysis of Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni obtained from two different places. Amount of total soluble sugar, reducing sugar and non-reducing sugar contents were analysed. The moisture percentage, ash percentage and organoleptic evaluation were obtained by employing standard methods of analysis. Extraction of Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni gave positive result.