Kambham Venkateswarlu1*, N. Devanna2, K.B. Chandrasekhar3
1Department of Pharmaceutics, JNTUA-Oil Technological Research Institute, Anantapur-515001, Andhra Pradessh, India.
2Director & Professor of JNTUA-Oil Technological Research Institute, Anantapur-515001, Andhra Pradessh, India.
3Director of Research and Development & Professor of Chemistry, JNTUA, Anantapur-515 002, Andhra Pradessh, India
The main objective of the present study was to develop the preliminary phytochemical screening of roots of Coleus forskohlii. This study has clearly given information about what are the phytoconstituents present in the root. These phytoconstituents also called as active compounds, which may have different pharmacological actions. The main constituent of Coleus forskohlii was forskolin.
Keywords: Coleus forskohlii, Lamiaceae, Phytoconstituents