Research Article | Volume: 2 Issue: 12, December, 2012

Phytochemical screening and GC-MS analysis of Mukia maderaspatana (L.) leaves

G. Gomathya b T.Vijayc K.Sarumathyd S.Gunasekarane S.Palanif   

Open Access    DOI: 10.7324/JAPS.2012.21220


The investigation was carried out to determine the qualitative analysis of phytochemical screening and possible chemical components of Mukia maderaspatana (L.) (family: Cucurbitaceae), leaves GC-MS. The plant is an indigenous plant; traditionally it is used as an ingredient of various cocktail preparations and for the management of severe inflammatory disorders in Indian system of medicine. GC-MS analysis of hydroalcoholic extract lead to identification of 7 compounds. This analysis revealed that contains Mukia maderaspatana (L.) leaves mainly Dichloroacetic acid, 4-methylpentyl ester, 2-Butyn-1-ol, 4-methoxy and also showed the presence of other constituents like flavonoids, saponins, carbohydrates, steroids, tannins and phenolic compounds.

Keyword:     Mukia maderaspatana (L.) GC-MS analysis Dichloroacetic acid 4-methylpentyl ester 2-Butyn-1-ol 4-methoxy.


G.Gomathy, T.Vijay, K.Sarumathy, S.Gunasekaran, S.Palani., Phytochemical screening and GC-MS analysis of Mukia maderaspatana (L.) leaves. J App Pharm Sci. 2012; 2 (12): 104- 106.

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