High Performance Thin Layer Chromatographic Method for the Determination of Cinnamaldehyde in Cinnamomum zeylanicum Bark Powder
Objective: To develop a simple, precise and quantitative High Performance Thin Layer Chromatographic (HPTLC) method for the determination of cinnamaldehyde in Cinnnamomum zeylanicum bark powder. Materials and Method: Cinnamaldehyde content of bark powder of Cinnnamomum zeylanicum, were determined using mobile phase, Toluene: Ethyl acetate: Formic acid, 19:1:0.1 (v/v). Instrument with Camag Linomat V and Camag TLC Scanner 3 was used. Results: HPTLC method was developed for the determination of cinnamaldehyde by scanning the plates at 295nm. Conclusion: Proposed HPTLC method was simple, accurate, precise, economic and can be utilized for the routine analysis and quantitative determination of cinnamaldehyde from C. zeylanicum.
Cinnnamomum zeylanicum, Cinnamaldehyde, Camag TLC Scanner 3, Camag Linomat V.
Pharmacy and Pharmacology
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