Author(s): R. Sai Nandhini, R. Nirmala Nithya, K. Vidhya


DOI: 10.52711/0974-360X.2021.00756   

Address: R. Sai Nandhini*, R. Nirmala Nithya, K. Vidhya
Department of Biotechnology, Vel Tech Rangarajan Dr. Sagunthala R&D Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 14,      Issue - 8,     Year - 2021

The present study investigates the presence of phytochemical compounds in the ethanol and methanol extract of Curculigo orchiodes, it was elucidated using Gas chromatography-Mass spectrometry. Qualitative phytochemical compounds of both extracts reveal the presence of flavonoids, tannins, phenol, protein, cardiac glycosides, terpenoids, and carbohydrate and have a higher level compounds in ethanol extracts of C.orchiodes. Fifteen bioactive phytocompounds were identified in the ethanol and methanol extract of C.orchiodes. GCMS reveal the presence of 2-Furanmethanol, Cyclopentanone, 2-Methyl, Formic acid, 2-Propenyl ester, 2,5-Furandione, 3-Methyl, phenol 3-Methoxy-, 2-Methoxy-4-vinyl phenol, 1,2-Benzenediol, 3-methoxy-, n-Hexadecanoic acid and phytol which has medicinal property such as antibacterial, antiviral, anticancer and antioxidant. C.orchiodes was assayed for antibacterial activity against the tested microorganisms such as Escherichia Coli, Klebsiella Pneumonia, Pseudomonas aeruginosa using well diffusion method. Ethanol extract show the highest zone of inhibition ranging from 3.4±0.200 to 5.28±0.350 compared with standard antibiotics. From this study, results highlight that the ethanol extract of C.orchiodes will be a valuable source for the production of herbal medicine and maintaining human health.

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R. Sai Nandhini, R. Nirmala Nithya, K. Vidhya. GC-MS analysis of Phytochemical compounds in different extracts of Curculigo orchiodes. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2021; 14(8):4355-0. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2021.00756

R. Sai Nandhini, R. Nirmala Nithya, K. Vidhya. GC-MS analysis of Phytochemical compounds in different extracts of Curculigo orchiodes. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2021; 14(8):4355-0. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2021.00756   Available on:

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