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Int. Journal of Life Sciences, 2017; 5(4): 746-748       |                 Available online, December 31, 2017

Preliminary Phytochemical Analysis of Euphorbia hirta Linn. Leaves


Arsule CS*  and  Sable KV



New Arts, Commerce and Science College, Ahmednagar

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Received: 12.10.2017   |   Accepted: 24.12.2017         |     Published : 31.12.2017

Medicinal plants have biologically compounds which are used for treating various human diseases and also play an important role in curing. Phytochemicals have two categories i.e., primary and secondary constituents. Primary constituents involve chlorophyll, proteins sugar and amino acids whereas secondary constituents contain terpenoids and alkaloids. Due to the presence of these secondary constituent’s medicinal plants show antifungal, antibacterial and anti-inflammation activities. The present study was designed to investigate the phytochemical screening and antimicrobial activities of Euphorbia hirta extracts. Phytochemical screening revealed the presence of alkaloid, flavonoid, saponin, terpenoid, tannin and phenol in the extracts of aerial part of Euphorbia hirta.


Key words: Eubhorbia hirta Linn. Phytochemicals, flavonoids, saponins, alkaloids.



Editor: Dr.Arvind Chavhan


Cite this article as:

Arsule CS and  Sable KV (2017) Preliminary Phytochemical Analysis of Euphorbia hirta Linn. Leaves; International J. of Life Sciences, 5 (4): 746-748. 


Conflicts of interest: The authors stated that no conflicts of interest.



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