Author(s): Widad M.K. Al-ani, Sarah S. Almahdawy

Email(s): , Sara.saad.abd

DOI: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00524   

Address: Widad M.K. Al-ani1*, Sarah S. Almahdawy2*
1Department of Pharmacy, Ashur University College, Baghdad, Iraq.
2Department of Pharmacy, Al-Mustafa University College.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 15,      Issue - 7,     Year - 2022

This research is designed to identify the chemical composition of crude drug of the peel of Annona muricata L. by placing the peels powder in Soxhlet apparatus. 95% of hexane was put in the round bottom flask attached to this setup. Then the whole setup was placed on the heating mantle. The temperature was setup to 60-80°C. The obtained results show the presence of 18 compounds. The most important constituents are: humulen (10.68%), longipinane (2.09%), cyclononasiloxane (1.22%), then followed by borneol acetate represents about (0.93%), alpha limonene diepoxide (0.87%), copaene (0.62), alpha pinene (0.56%), caryophylline oxide (0.55%), Dodecamethylcyclohexasiloxane (0.52%), kaurene (0.52%), retinal (0.46%) while the minor constituents are Germacrene, beta pinene, aromadendrene, and 4,7-Octadecadienoic acid, methyl ester is the minimum one. Due to good result obtained from the crude peel extract of this plant so further studies chemically and clinically of the active compounds is required.

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Widad M.K. Al-ani, Sarah S. Almahdawy. GC/MS Analysis of the Peels of Annona muricata L. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2022; 15(7):3137-0. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00524

Widad M.K. Al-ani, Sarah S. Almahdawy. GC/MS Analysis of the Peels of Annona muricata L. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2022; 15(7):3137-0. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00524   Available on:

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