VOLATILE COMPOUNDS OF QURANI PLANTS' MIXTURE; A NEW PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCT

Authors

  • Eman A. Alam Al-Azhar University, Faculty of Science, Botany Department, Nasr City, Cairo, Egypt.

Keywords:

Ether extract, Edible plants, medicinal plants, Volatile compounds

Abstract

Objective: QURANI plants' mixture is a new pharmaceutical product composed of some edible and medicinal plants (15 plants) mentioned in the Holy Quran (in a certain percentage, according to that is mentioned in Patent no. 1429/2013, presented to the Academy of Scientific Research and Technology, Egypt in 11/9/2013). The main aim of this work is to determine valuable volatile compounds in the ether extract of QURANI plants' mixture.

Methods: GC analysis of ether extract of QURANI plants' mixture were carried out in this work.

Results: Results of GC analysis of ether extract of QURANI plants' mixture revealed that, it contained 37 volatile compounds. The most dominant compound in this extract is 2-Ethoxy-3-chlorobutane; Area % is 27.07, this compound is followed by 5-methyl-5-vinyl-1,3-cyclopentadiene; Area % is 16.71. This extract contained also many other important compounds such as: D-Limonene and 2-á-Pinene; Area percentages are 4.72 and 1.38, respectively. Octadecane, 1-chloro - (CAS) and 2-Undecanol (CAS) were found to be the least available compounds in this extract; Area % is 0.45 in case of these two compounds.

Conclusion: Ether extract of QURANI plants' mixture can be considered as a rich source of many valuable volatile compounds.

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Published

20-12-2014

How to Cite

Alam, E. A. “VOLATILE COMPOUNDS OF QURANI PLANTS’ MIXTURE; A NEW PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCT”. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, vol. 6, no. 12, Dec. 2014, pp. 13-15, https://www.innovareacademics.in/journals/index.php/ijpps/article/view/4514.