Abutilon indicum (Linn) family (Malvaceae) popularly known as Atibala is used as one of the most important drug in Traditional System of Medicine to treat various ailments. The plant is used due to its various properties as; demulcent, diuretics, anti-diabetic, anthelmintics, astringent, laxative, expectorant, antibacterial and antifungal activities. The Present research describes the simplest method of identification of phytochemicals terpenoids, glycosides, and alkaloids from the ethnolic leaf extract of Abutilon indicum. The Pharmacognostical details of Abutilon indicum have also been analysed scientifically. By using gas chromatography coupled to mass spectrometry (GC-MS), Flavonoids, Terpenes, Amino acids, Aldehyde, Hydrocarbon, Ketone, Fatty acids and esters were identified. These are reported for the first time in Abutilon indicum.
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R. Ramasubramaniaraja. Pharmacognostical Phytochemical Including GC-MS Investigation of Ethanolic Leaf Extracts of Abutilon indicum (Linn). Asian J. Pharm. Ana. 1(4): Oct. - Dec. 2011; Page 88-92.