OnLine Journal of Biological Sciences

Phytochemical Screening of Methanolic Extracts of Different Parts of Rudraksh Plant (Elaeocarpus Ganitrus)

Pratyush Kumar Das

DOI : 10.3844/ojbsci.2015.111.112

OnLine Journal of Biological Sciences

Volume 15, Issue 3

Pages 111-112


Since time immemorial plants have played a vital role in the field of health care and medicines. There are many plants with high medicinal values among which Elaeocarpus ganitrus (Rudraksh) holds utmost importance, both scientifically as well as spiritually. The different parts of a rudraksh tree have high concentrations of important phytochemical constituents thus adding to its medicinal value. This work is focused on phytochemical screening of methanolic extracts from the epicarp, endocarp of the seed and bark sample of rudraksh tree and their comparison to justify the high medicinal efficacy of the plant.


© 2015 Pratyush Kumar Das. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.