Physicochemical analysis of the entire plant powder Ludwigia perennis L. by using different solvents

  • Sharmila M PG & Research Department of Botany, Vellalar College for Women, Erode-12, Tamil Nadu
  • Rajeswari M Department PG & Research Department of Botany, Vellalar College for Women, Erode, Tamil Nadu
  • Geetha DH Department PG & Research Department of Botany, Vellalar College for Women, Erode, Tamil Nadu
Keywords: Physico, perennis, colour, ash, moisture


Physico- chemical analysis showed the details of extractive portion of the plant and ash composition. The entire plant powder of Ludwigia perennis shows, Soluble in ethanol (89.35 %), Water soluble ash (56.7 %), and Moisture.


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