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Determination of extractive value of some ethnomedicinal plants used as anti-ageing source in Ranchi district of Jharkhand.

Shila Kumari* & Kunul Kandir
University Departement of Botany, Ranchi University, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
Received : 22nd November, 2017 ; Revised :26th December, 2017

Abstract : Anti-ageing means substances that are intended to prevent or limit the process of becoming old. Anti-ageing is perhaps the most sought after beauty query since time immortal. The extractive value have been studied in leaves, fruits and flowers of Calotropis procera (Asclepiadaceae), Cassia tora (Caesalpiniaceae), Clitorea ternatea (Fabaceae), Mimosa pudica (Mimosaceae), Hibiscus rosa- sinensis (Malvaceae), Azadirachta indica (Meliaceae), Centella asiatica (Apiaceae). Which is used as Anti-ageing source in Ranchi district of Jharkhand. Ethnobotanical inventories were made by conducting interviews with tribal people, formal surveys in the field, collection and identification of plant specimen. The extractive value of seven plants were studied in which ethanol was found suitable for these plants.

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