Phytochemical Investigational Analysis of Achyranthes Aspera Linn Leaf Extract


  • J Pavithra
  • K L Senthil Kumar
  • P D Gokulan
  • M Mamtha
  • A Manikandan
  • V Mano


Nayuruvi, perennial herb, tropical and subtropical regions.


Achyranthes aspera is also known as chirchita in hindi, apamarga in Sanskrit, Aghedi in gujarati, apang inbengali, nayuruvi in tamil in our country. One of the many plants used is Achyranthes aspera. A. aspera Linn. Belongs to the family Amaranthaceae, locally known as Nayurivi is an annual, stiff erect or procumbent, annual or perennial herb, growing upto 1-2m in height, often with a woody base, commonly found as a weed of waysides, on road sides grows through of the world in tropical and warmer regions. Achyranthes aspera Linn is a well-known plant drug in Ayurveda, Unani- Tibbi, Siddha, Allopathic, Homeopathic, and Naturopathic & Home Remedies. It is an annual shrub found distributed throughout the tropical and subtropical regions. It possesses valuable medicinal properties and it is used in the treatment of cough, bronchitis, rheumatism, malarial fever, desentry, asthma, hypertension and diabetes in indian folklore. Present study was designed to evaluate phytochemical investigation of an aqueous extracts, alcoholic extract and organic solvent extract of Achyranthus aspera in IR spectroscopy.


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J Pavithra, K L Senthil Kumar, P D Gokulan, M Mamtha, A Manikandan, & V Mano. (2023). Phytochemical Investigational Analysis of Achyranthes Aspera Linn Leaf Extract. International Journal of Progressive Research in Science and Engineering, 4(02), 72–77. Retrieved from