• V K Saxena

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    • Yamogenin 3-o-β-D-glucopyranosyl (1 → 4)-o-α-D-xylopyranoside from the seeds ofTrigonella foenum-graecum

      V K Saxena Albert Shalem

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      Trigonella foenum-graecum (NO-Leguminosae) is cultivated in many parts of India. It has been found to possess significant medicinal value. Its leaves are used both internally and externally to reduce swelling, prevent falling of hair and in treating burns. Its seeds are carminative, antipyretic, anthelmintic and diuretic, and are also useful in treatment of dropsy, chronic cough, heart diseases, bronchitis, piles and small pox. This plant also possesses antidiabetic property.

      The present communication deals with the isolation and identification of steroidal saponin SA-III, characterised as yamogenin 3-O-β-D-glucopyranosyl (1 → 4)-O-α-D-xylopyranoside, which was isolated from the seeds ofTrigonella foenum-graecum.

    • Β-Sitosterol-3-O-β-D-xylopyranoside from the flowers ofTridax procumbens Linn

      V K Saxena Sosanna Albert

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      Tridax procumbens Linn belongs to the natural order Compositae and is locally known as ‘Ghamra’. It has been found to possess significant medicinal properties. Its leaves are used in bronchial catarrh, dysentery, diarrhoea and to prevent falling of hair. Its flowers and leaves possess antiseptic, insecticidal and parasiticidal properties, and are also used to check haemorrhage from cuts, bruises and wounds.

      The present work deals with the isolation and identification of steroidal saponin, characterized as Β-sitosterol 3-O-β-D-xylopyranoside, which has been isolated from the flowers ofTridax procumbens Linn.

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