Preliminary phytochemical screening of bark (powder) extracts of Ficus religiosa (peepal) plant


  • Priya Tiwari Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Rama University, Kanpur, India
  • Rishikesh Gupta Institute of Pharmacy, Bundelkhand University, Jhansi, India



Peepal, Ficus religiosa, Alkaloids, Flavonoids and Phytochemical


The traditional medicine involves the use of various different plant extracts  or  the  bioactive  constituents.  The  study  such  as  ethno  medicine  keenly   r presents the best avenues in searching new economic plants for medicine. This type  of study gives the health application at affordable cost. The present study carried out to find out the phytochemical constituents in the Ficus religiosa bark. The Ficus religiosa was collected from the Rama University Campus. The shadow dried bark materials were grained and extracted with petroleum ether, chloroform, methanol and ethanol: water (50: 50). Photochemical analysis was carried out according to standard procedures. The bark powder was successively extracted ith Phytochemical screening shows the presence of carbohydrate, glycoside, alk loid, protein, amino acid, phytosterol, tannin & flavonoids. The result of the study could be useful for description and phytochemical analysis of the plant.


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Tiwari, P. ., & Gupta, R. (2020). Preliminary phytochemical screening of bark (powder) extracts of Ficus religiosa (peepal) plant. International Journal of Research and Development in Pharmacy & Life Sciences, 9(1), 01-06.