Abstract 05 V2 I3

The research work envisages quantification of phenolic compounds using High Performance Thin Layer Chromatography in medicinally important plants Ficus lacor fruits, Caesalpinia bonduc bark, Althaea officinalis seed. A single solvent system Toluene: ethyl acetate: formic acid was used for analyzing the constituents. The analysis revealed the presence of luteolin in Ficus lacor fruit, gallic acid in Caesalpinia bonduc bark and scopoletin in Althaea officinalis seed.

Keywords: phenolic compounds, Ficus lacor, Caesalpinia bonduc, Althaea officinalis