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  Preliminary phytochemical investigation and acute oral toxicity study of Sapindus emarginatus Vahl.
   

Medicinal plants contain various chemicals that can be used in treatment of various ailments. Sapindus emarginatus Vahl belongs to family Sapindaceae and genus Sapindus is a medium sized deciduous tree found in South India. The plant is used in folklore remedies for various purposes such as hair problems, anti-inflammatory, blood purification, nasal insufflations, mucolytic agent, emetic, paralysis of limbs etc. The present study was done to access the qualitative phytochemical analysis and acute oral toxicity of methanolic extract of seeds of Sapindus emarginatus on albino mice. The preliminary phytochemical study was done by following standard protocols. The phytochemical analysis reveals the presence of carbohydrates, phenols, flavanoids, saponins, inulin, glycosides, and steroidal triterpenoid. The acute oral toxicity study showed no mortality up to dose of 4000mg/kg body weight. The presence of these phytochemicals reveals the therapeutic values and the non toxic property of the plant indicated the value of plant as medicinal plant. Thus it can be concluded that the seeds of this plant can be used as harmless drug for various ailments.

Date: 07, Apr 2013 Posted By: admin
   
 
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