GC-MS ANALYSIS OF RHIZOME OF GLORIOSA SUPERBA L
Dr. M. Anitha*
Gloriosa superba belongs to the family Liliaceae. It is commonly known as Glory lily. The present investigation was carried out to determine the possible bioactive components of rhizome of Gloriosa superba using GC-MS analysis.Twenty five compounds were identified. The prevailing compounds in the ethanol extract of rhizome of Gloriosa superb were5-Hydroxymethylfurfural(8.49%),Benzoicacid,2-hydroxy-6-methoxy(15.93%), Benzene,1,4-bis(1,1-dimethylethyl)-(2.65%),n-Hexadeconicacid(22.77%), Oleic acid Octadecanoic acid(11.34%),Octadecanoic acid(9.56%),Stigmasterol(6.68), Colchicines(5.09%).
Keywords: Gloriosa, GC-MS, Bioactive compounds, Colchicines.
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