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A Comparative study on Proximate Analysis conducted on Medicinal Plants of Chhattisgarh, CG, India

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Applied Chemistry, Bhilai Institute of Technology, Durg-491001, CG, INDIA
  • 2Department of Mechanical Engineering, Bhilai Institute of Technology, Durg-491001, CG, INDIA

Res.J.chem.sci., Volume 2, Issue (9), Pages 5.ISCA-RJCS, September,18 (2012)


The medicinal plants have become important in the global context today as it offer solutions to the major concerns of human mankind. This review gives a bird eye view on the proximate analysis of some medicinal plants of Chhattisgarh India. The leaves of tulsi (oscimum sanctum), neem (azadirachta indica), karanj (millettia pinnata) and the leaves, stem, flowers and fruits of kalmeg (andrographis paniculata) were collected and taxonomically authenticated. These samples were dried in the sun, dried in the shade for a week and then subjected to proximate analysis such as extractive values, total ash, acid insoluble ash, sulphated ash, water soluble ash and loss on drying. The results were tabulated to show their difference in their qualities.


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