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Pharmacognosy Journal, 2010; 2(5):1-6
Research Article | doi:Nill

Phytochemical Screening and Pharmacological evaluation of the modified Stem of Achras sapota linn.

Authors and affiliation (s):

Dey Monalisha*, Debnath Sujit Kumar1, Chaulya Nitai Chand2, Baile Sunil B.3

1, 3 N. R. Vekaria Institute of Pharmacy & Research Centre, C. L. college campus Junagadh-362001, Gujarat

2Gupta College of Technological Sciences, Asansol-713301, West Bengal.


Achras Sapota Linn belonging of Sapindaceae family and can be widely found in the world. In the present study the phytochemical study is to be carried out on the methanolic extraction of the modified stem of Achras Sapota Linn by standard method. The principal constituents of Achras Sapota Linn include alkaloid, steroid, flavonoid, saponin, reducing sugar, tannin, amino acid, protein, anthraquinone glycoside, deoxy sugar, phenolic compound. The main biological activity was found as anti-oxidant.

Key words: Standardization, Quality tests, Traditional medicine, Physicochemical parameters.


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