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Phytochemical Analysis of Awoy Leaf Extract (Callicarpa erioclona)

Volume: 59  ,  Issue: 1 , August    Published Date: 02 September 2020
Publisher Name: IJRP
Views: 63  ,  Download: 25
DOI: 10.47119/IJRP100591820201390

Authors

# Author Name
1 Rey Micheal Joseph Lagura
2 Nico Michael D. Huelma

Abstract

Numerous plants depict various chemotherapeutics and can give significant sources of curative medications. These drugs are cheap alternative drugs to synthetic medicine. The present study involves the Callicarpa erioclona (Awoy) which is a medicinally scrub in family Callicarpa that is ethnobotanically used in Carmen, Surigao del Sur. The air-dried leaf extracts were used for the phytochemical analysis to find out the phytochemical constituents. The reason for the examination is to distinguish the presence and absence of various auxiliary metabolites of air-dried leaves of Callicarpa erioclona. Results showed that tannins prevail most in the leaf solvent-extracts of Callicarpa erioclona (Awoy) among all secondary metabolites. This study provides the phytochemical basis of various pharmacological activities. This primer reports the analysis of the efficacy of Callicarpa erioclona (Awoy) as a supernatural occurrence medicates against different infirmities.

Keywords

  • air-dried
  • methanol
  • leaf
  • distilled water
  • calliocarpa erioclona
  • leaf
  • Phytochemical composition
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