Abstract

Chemical Examination of the Stems of Phaseolus Trilobus Ait

Author(s): R. N. Yadava and Prakrati Yadav

Phaseolus trilobus Ait. belongs to family Leguminosae which is commonly known as ‘Mugani’ in Hindi. Its fruit are used for the treatment of fever, inflammation, burning sensation,and piles. The juice of the plant is used for the treatment of ratbite fever. The leaves are used in cataplasms for weak eyes. Chemical examination of the stems of the plant were found to consist of five sugars viz D-glucose, D-xylose , D-galactose, L-rhamnose and D- arabinose along with five amino acids β- Alanine, Alanine, Lucine, γ- Aminobutyric acid and Valine


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