Vol. 3, Issue 2 (2018)
Ethanobotanical Uses and Phytochemical analysis of Abelmoschus manihot (L.) Medik
Author(s): Arangale KB, Dhanwate AK, Shinde RN, Aher UB
Abstract: Abelmoschus genus belong to the family of flowering plants called Malvaceae this genus, also known as okra is composed of numerous species of flowering plants in the mallow family and they are native to tropical and sub-tropical areas. This plant has various local names such as Raan bhendi. The plant having great ethanobotanical values. The present study deals with the Ethnobotanical values, morphological characters and phytochemical values. The preliminary study shows the presence of alkaloids, carbohydrates, tannins, steroids and glycosides. Phytochemical investigation of Abelmoschus manihot (L.) Medik Leaves, stem, and root including determination of ash value and total moisture value.