The present study of phytochemical screening has revealed valuable information about the chemical constituents of Nothapodytes foetida. Phytochemical analysis of leaves, stem, bark and root extracts of Nothapodytes foetida was performed using different solvent systems such as chloroform, butanol, hexane, methanol and acetonitrile for the presence of different phytochemicals with standard procedures. The phytochemical screening (both qualitative and quantitative) of variousplant extracts of Nothapodytes foetida revealed the presence of different phytoconstituents such as alkaloids, flavonoids, glycosides, tannins, phenols and triterpenoids. Among all the solvents tested, methanol, butanol and chloroform extract of leaf, stem, bark and root showed high concentration of all phytoconstituents compared to hexane and acetonitrile solvent extracts. The total quantity of secondary metabolites was evaluated by using the standard procedures and the line of regression and the regression coefficient estimated from the calibration curve of various standards. The highest quantity of phytoconstituent present in the plant extracts was identified to be alkaloids. The alkaloid content of leaf was evaluated to be 66.11±0.47, whereas stem possess 56.27±0.38, bark 59.02±0.17 and root 62.34±0.27 mg AE/gm of extracts and subsequent high amounts of phytoconstituents identified was flavonoids, tannins, phenols and saponins. Phytochemical screening of Nothapodytes foetidaused in the medical field for the design of new drugs.
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