• Kok Kwan Tan
  • Teng Jin Khoo
  • Christophe Wiart


Objective: The aim of the present study was to determine the phytochemical constituents of Artabotrys crassifolius.


Methods: The leaves and barks of Artabotrys crassifolius were extracted sequentially with hexane, chloroform and ethanol. The corresponding crude extracts obtained were then subjected to phytochemical screening.


Results: The phytochemical analysis of crude extracts of Artabotrys crassifolius demonstrated the presence of alkaloids, cardiac glycosides, flavonoids, phenolic compounds, saponins and terpenoids.


Conclusion: The chemical profile of these crude extracts can serve as a useful reference for further investigations in pharmacological activities of Artabotrys crassifolius.


Phytochemical analysis, Artabotrys crassifolius, Annonaceae


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How to Cite

Tan, K. K., Khoo, T. J., & Wiart, C. (2013). PHYTOCHEMICAL SCREENING OF ARTABOTRYS CRASSIFOLIUS HOOK.F. & THOMSON (ANNONACEAE JUSS.). Innovare Journal of Ayurvedic Sciences, 1(2), 14–17. Retrieved from