Phytochemical screening and ftir analysis of ethanolic stem extract of vincetoxicum subramanii (A.N.Henry) mave & liede
- Vincetoxicum subramanii, Tylophora subramanii, Functional group, FTIR, Stem extract.
Medicinal plants have been used in the treatment of various diseases as they possess potential pharmacological activities including antineoplastic, antimicrobial, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, analgesics, anti-diabetic, anti-hypertensive, antidiarrheal and other activities. There is continuous and urgent need to discover new active biological compounds with diverse chemical structures and novel mechanism of action because there has been an alarming increase in the incidence of new and re-emerging infectious diseases. An active compound of the medicinal plant has become a promising acquaintance in the development of phytomedicine to combat various diseases or disorder. The present investigation was carried out to assess the qualitative phytochemical analysis of stem of Vincetoxicum subramanii The phytochemical screening of stem extracts revealed the presence of steroids, saponins, alkaloids, flavonoids, glycosides, phenolic compounds, tannins and terpenoids in ethanolic extracts. The major functional group present in this plant was determined by FTIR analysis showed the existence of functional groups such as alkanes, aromatic compound, aromatics, carboxylic acid, phenol, aromatics ester and alkene compounds.