Biochemistry

   

Marsilea Quadrifolia: a Floral Species with Unique Medicinal Properties

Authors: Suresh Kumar Agarwal, Sitangshu Roy, Prosenjit Pramanick, Prosenjit Mitra, Ricardo Gobato, Abhijit Mitra

Marsilea quadrifolia is a unique plant with high medicinal value. It is widely distributed in the state of West Bengal, which is a maritime state in the north-east part of Indian sub-continent. The present paper is a snapshot of the quantitative analysis of total carbohydrate, protein, fat, flavonoids, amino acids, saponins in the plant extract prepared by dissolving the powdered form of the plant in distilled water in the ratio of 1:10. Our analysis showed the highest value for total carbohydrate, followed by protein, amino acid, flavonoids, saponins and fat.

Comments: 6 Pages. Parana Journal of Science and Education (PJSE) – v. 4, n. 5, (15-20) July 1, 2018 ISSN: 2447-6153

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