Vol. 1 No. 1 (2024): Volume 1, Issue 1, Year 2024

Comparative Study on Phytochemical Screening of Aerva Lanata, Pergularia Daemia, Achyranthus Aspera, and Senna AuriculATA

Eshwari P
Department of Chemistry, Nirmala College for Women, Coimbatore-641018, Tamil Nadu, India.
Kavya A
Department of Chemistry, Nirmala College for Women, Coimbatore-641018, Tamil Nadu, India.
Rinsiya Parveen B
Department of Chemistry, Nirmala College for Women, Coimbatore-641018, Tamil Nadu, India.
Kulandai Therese S
Department of Chemistry, Nirmala College for Women, Coimbatore-641018, Tamil Nadu, India.

Published 2024-04-19


  • Phytochemical Screening,
  • Ethanol,
  • Ethyl Acetate,
  • FT-IR analysis


The plants are the good source of natural constituents that helps in the cure of many diseases. Here in this article, the analysis of the phytoconstituents of the leaves of five plants Aerva lanata, Pergularia daemia, Achyranthes aspera and Senna auriculata and its characterisation by FT-IR analysis. In this study, it was shown that major phytochemicals like alkaloids, flavanoids, phenols, tannins, saponins, terpenoids, quinines, Coumarins, carbohydrates, steroids and lactones were present. For the analysis ethyl acetate and ethanol extracts of the leaves were prepared. The FT-IR analysis showed the presence of functional groups like C-H, C-O, CO-O-CO, C-X, C-N, C=O etc.


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