Phytochemical Screening for Active Compounds in Pedalium murex L.

  • M. Sermakkani*, V. Thangapandian



Pedalium murex (Pedaliceae) has been traditionally used for the treatment of puerperal diseases, digestive tonics, ulcers, fevers, wounds other ailments and general debility. The present investigation was intented to evaluate the preliminary phytochemical characters of this plant. Phytochemical studies facilitate new discovery for the synthesis of more potent drugs.

Keywords: Pedalium murex, leaves, fruits, solvents and active compounds


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M. Sermakkani*, V. Thangapandian
PG and Research Department of Botany, Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore -641029, Tamilnadu
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V. Thangapandian, M. S. “Phytochemical Screening for Active Compounds in Pedalium Murex L.”. Recent Research in Science and Technology, Vol. 2, no. 1, Oct. 2010,