K Devi and K Jacob Isaac
The aim of the review is to give an idea about various pharmacological and pharmaceutical applications of Hibiscus rosa-sinensis. This review article covers selected literatures that are based on the studies conducted on hibiscus rosa-sinensis. Its flowers and leaves are available all over India and well known for its Anti-diabetic property. In the present investigation aqueous extract and ethanolic extract of the flowers and leaves were made using soxhlet apparatus, water extract and maceration. The qualitative Phytochemical screening procedure was performed on each extract. Phytochemical study reveals that alkaloids, tannins, saponins. triterpenoids, coumarins, steroids, flavonoids were present in the three extracts.
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