alexa Abstract | Bioactive compounds in the different extracts of flowers of Rhododendron arboreum Sm.

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In the present study, chloroform, hexane, ethyl acetate and petroleum ether extracts of flowers of Rhododendron arboreum Sm. were investigated for their chemical composition using GC-MS. Different extracts showed the existence of various bioactive compounds with an extensive range of countless therapeutic values. The results showed that chloroform extract contained 34 metabolites, hexane extract contained 23 metabolites, ethyl acetate extract contained 31 metabolites and petroleum ether extract contained 20 metabolites. Presence of these compounds in flowers of R. arboreum proves the promising utilization of this food plant in the therapeutics

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Author(s): Vandana Gautam Anket Sharma Saroj Arora and Renu Bhardwaj


GCMS, Rhododendron arboreum Sm., Chemical composition, Bioactive compounds

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