Phytochemical evaluation of the leaves of Aegle marmeloes L. (L.) – an important medicinal plant

A. Aneesh, Ajith Jacob George, Bibu John Kariyil, Dhanush Krishna, Mammen J. Abraham

Abstract


Aegle marmeloes L. (L.), belonging to Rutaceae family, is a widely used medicinal plant. This plant is known to possess hypoglycemic, antimicrobial, antiinflammatory, radio protective, anti-oxidative and anticancer activities. The present study is aimed to find out the important phytochemicals present in Aegle marmeloes L. (L.) leaves using FTIR and GC-MS. Most structurally similar compound as per FTIR was L (-)- glyceraldehyde unnatural form. Phytol was detected as a major ingredient in GC-MS analysis.


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Aegle marmeloes leaves, FTIR, GCMS, Phytochemical qualitative tests, Rutaceae

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