Original Articles: 2014 Vol: 6 Issue: 3
Quantitative phytochemical analysis on leaf extract of Aegle marmelos
Maha Vilvam is a holly tree commonly found in the Sacred Groves from Kanyakumari to Kashmir in the foot hills and in plains which has many medicinal secrets. Vilva trees are the Sthalavirusham of the most of the Shiva temples in India. The Botanical Name of the Vilvam is Aegle marmelos(L.) Corr., which belongs to the Orange family Rutaceae. All the parts of the plant are used as an important medicine. Even though all the parts of the plants are useful, the leaves and fruits are mostly used as important drug in the ancient system of medicine to cure almost all the common ailments of the Human being. In this present study the qualitative phytochemical analysis of Aegle marmelos leaf extract was carried out and the results were discussed.