Original Articles: 2013 Vol: 5 Issue: 5
Phytochemical analysis of leaves and roots of Mimosa pudica collected from Kalingavaram, Tamil Nadu
Mimosa pudica is used in disease related to blood and bile, bilious fever, piles, jaundice, leprosy, ulcer and smallpox. In the present study ethanolic extracts of Mimosa pudica leaves and roots sample were obtained using soxhlet apparatus. Phytochemical studies for the presence of revealed that tannin and proteins are present in both the samples.