PHARMACOGNOSTIC AND PRELIMINARY PHYTOCHEMICAL STUDIES ON SOYMIDA FEBRIFUGA A. JUSSAbstract
The plant Soymida febrifuga is called as Mamsaroyini in Sanskrit. It is an important medicinal plant belongs to family Meliaceae. This plant has got the traditional and ethnomedicinal significance. This is commonly used for Anti-inflammatory and also for joint pain, for cattle it is used for easy placental expulsion in the tribal areas of North-eastern Karnataka. Keeping its medicinal significance in a view, the present study is focused on phytochemical and pharmacognostic studies, and results show the presence of secondary metabolites such as phenols, flavonoids, triterpenes, lactones, tannins, saponins, alkaloids which in turn may be the responsible for its medicinal efficacy.