2022, Vol. 3, Issue 1, Part A
Phtochemical studies of ethnobotanically significant plant, Trichosanthes cucumerina from the tribal region of Dhanbad district, Jharkhand
Author(s): Shailendra Kumar Mishra and Sanjay Kumar Sinha
Abstract: In the present investigation phytochemical studies of Trichosanthis cucumerina has been done. It is on important medicinal climber which is used for the treatment of diabetes in the tribal regions of Dhanbad district. Besides diabetes, the plant is very much used by the tribal people for the treatment of syphilis, Liver ailments, Asthama, Leucorrea. Perusal of the data of Table-1, It is clear that out of by amino acids only nine couldbe detected from the plant under study. They were Lysine, L. itistidine, L. glutamine, DL. Threonine, Glycine, L-valine, DL. Trophloghan. In the above list it is clear that at least 6 essential amino acid are present. They were L-argentine, lysine, L-valine, DL-trophlophan, L. Hiistidine and DL-Threonine. 6 are present in this plant and rests 3 are non-essential amino acids. Non-essential amino acids have curative effect on diseased persons. Perhaps due to presence of these non-essential amino acids this plant is ethnobotanically important.
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Shailendra Kumar Mishra, Sanjay Kumar Sinha. Phtochemical studies of ethnobotanically significant plant, Trichosanthes cucumerina from the tribal region of Dhanbad district, Jharkhand. J Res Chem 2022;3(1):31-33. DOI: 10.22271/reschem.2022.v3.i1a.58