Phytochemical and acute toxicity study of leaves of artocarpus heterophyllus lam
Corresponding Author(s) : Chiranjib Bhattacharjee
International Journal of Allied Medical Sciences and Clinical Research,
Vol. 1 No. 2 (2013): 2013 Volume 1- Issue -2
Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam commonly known as jack fruit widely distributed in north east India, West Bengal and south Karnataka. In the present study intended with various phytochemical screening and toxicity studies were carried out on the leaves of Artocarpus Heterophyllus. The phytochemical study shows the presences of flavonoids, tannins, saponins and carbohydrates in methanolic and aqueous extracts. In acute toxicity study both the extract were found safe on a dose of 2000 mg/Kg.
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