Studies on Phytochemical Analysis of Areca Palm Leaves

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Year : 2022 | Volume : | Issue : 1 | Page : 17-21
By

    Vatsala Upadhyay

  1. B.Tech. Student, Department of Biotechnology, Meerut Institute of Engineering and Technology, Uttar Pradesh, India

Abstract

Areca palm plant is commonly known as Palm trees and belongs to the family Arecaceae. Probably one of the best and frequently grown plant families is the palm family. Palm trees are cultivating in South America, South Pacific area, Southern Asia, and Arabic countries etc. The greatest number of palm species may exist in Colombia. Palms are used to make a wide variety of everyday goods and cuisines. This palm plant provides a significant portion of the human food and many additional benefits for humans, both in terms of output and the number of domesticated species. This plant contains various phytochemicals especially secondary metabolites like tannins, phenolic acids, flavenoids, terpenoids, alkaloids, coumarins and saponins etc. These phytochemicals are played as medicinal properties and acts as anti oxidants to control disorders. This plant exhibits a wide range of pharmacological properties, including anti-tumor, anti-platelet, atheroprotective effects, neuroprotective actions and fibrinolytic effects etc. This study extracts the total phenolic content (TPC) and total flavonoid content (TFC) of palm leaves utilising ethanol and water as solvents. Ethanol solvent is shows best result for extraction of total phenolic content and it found to be 17 μg/ml. Water solvent is shows best result of total flavonoid content and it is found to be 12 μg/ml.

Keywords: Palm plant, phenolic content, flavonoid content, ethanol, water.

[This article belongs to International Journal of Chemical Separation Technology(ijcst)]

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Regular Issue Open Access Article
Volume 8
Issue 1
Received June 29, 2022
Accepted June 30, 2022
Published July 14, 2022