ISOLATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF β-SITOSTEROL FROM LANTANA CAMARA


Punna Lavanya, Dr.S.Venkata Saibaba, Prathibareddy Nareddy, V.Sandhya, T.Malleshwari
associate professor, K.V.K
Abstract
Objective: The aim of our study was to investigate chemical constituents of leaves and aerial of Lantana camara since not much phytochemical investigation had been done previously in India. Methods: Phytochemical screening of the extracts obtained from the leaves of L.camara indicated the presence of flavonoids (type of flavonols), saponins, alkaloids, steroids, and terpenoids. Thin-layer chromatography fingerprinting and the spraying reagent (concentrated H2SO4 and vanillin in ethanol) were used to identify the hexane extract containing phytosterols. Results: The different chromatographic and spectroscopic results revealed the presence of β‐sitosterol isolated from L.camara. Conclusion: The isolation and purification afforded white crystalline powder which was subjected to chemical and spectral identification by infrared and 1H‐nuclear magnetic resonance. The compound was identified as β‐sitosterol.
Keywords: Lantana camara, β‐Sitosterol, 1H nuclear magnetic resonance.
Journal Name :
EPRA International Journal of Research & Development (IJRD)

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Published on : 2022-06-17

Vol : 7
Issue : 6
Month : June
Year : 2022
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