Phytochemical Screening of Ethanolic Extract of Artemisia NilagiricaAuthor(s): V. P. Devmurari, S. Pandey, M. B.Goyani and N. P. Jivani
Artemisia Nilagirica (Clarke) plant posses various pharmacological properties like antileishmanial activity, antimalarial, anthelmintic, antiseptic, expectorant, astringent, and antiinflammatory. Phytochemical screening of Artemisia Nilagirica was carried out. Results indicate that this plant contains flavonoids, steroids, terpenoids, saponins, tannins, proteins and essential oil. Column chromatographic study of ethanolic extract of Artemisia Nilagirica was performed and sesquiterpene lactones and flavonoid were isolated and characterized by IR, Mass, NMR spectroscopic data.