Phytochemical investigation of Ruelia patula, Luffa cylindrica and Llephantopus scaber
By P. Muthumani, S.Venkatraman, R. Meera, P. Devi, B. Kameswari, B. Eswarapriya
The phytochemical studies on the plant of Ruelia patula, Luffa cylindrica and Elephantopus scaber resulted in isolation of 7-hydroxy 1 methyl coumarin, Stigmasterol, Stigmasterol- 6- en- 3 beta -ol, Campesterol, Dicoumarals, CU I, CUII, CUIII, Lupeol acetate, Triacontanol and Molephantinon are being reported for the first time from this plant. These compounds have been characterized on the basis of spectral and other data.
Keywords : Elephantopus scaber, Luffa cylindrica,Phyto chemical, Ruelia patula.