Anatomical, morphological and phytochemical properties of Aegopodium alpestre Ledeb.: a case study of Kazakhstan

  • Elzira A. KYRBASSOVA Kazakh National Women’s Teacher Training University, Aiteke bi St. 99, Almaty
  • Akmaral A. SARTAYEVA Kazakh National Women’s Teacher Training University, Aiteke bi St. 99, Almaty
  • Elmira M. IMANOVA Kazakh National Women’s Teacher Training University, Aiteke bi St. 99, Almaty
  • Nurdana N. SALYBEKOVA Khoja Akhmet Yassawi International Kazakh-Turkish University, 29 BekzatSattarkhanov Avenue, Turkestan
  • Gulraikhan E. ZHANTEYEVA T.K. Zhurgenov Kazakh National Academy of Arts, Panfilov St. 127, Almaty
  • Sholpan S. SHYNYBEKOVA Abai Kazakh National Pedagogical University, Dostyk Avenue 13, Almaty
  • Kuralay A. ASKARBAYEVA Kazakh National Women’s Teacher Training University, Aiteke bi St. 99, Almaty
Keywords: Aegopodium alpestre; extraction; microelements; vitamins; amino acids; medicinal plant

Abstract

This article deals with the phytochemical, morphological and anatomical investigation of ethanol-based extracts derived from the leaves and stems of the Aegopodium alpestre. The vegetative organs of A. alpestre were conserved according to Strasburger-Fleµming method using a 1:1:1 mixture of alcohol-glycerin-water. A total of 1200 ethanol-based extracts (2 from leaves and 2 from stem tissues per plant) were prepared using the Soxhlet extractor. All extracts were used to identify organic and inorganic compounds in the leaves and stems of the studied plant. Contents of biologically active substances, microelements, vitamins and amino acids were determined. This article is the first paper to display very high concentration and diversity of vitamins (6 types), micronutrients (5 types), and aminoacids (13 types) in the leaves and steams of A. alpestre. Findings conclude that identification of biologically active substances in the above the ground vegetative organs of A. alpestre may be a common practice in the future. Considering the study results, A. alpestre may be used as a medicinal plant on a large scale. For this, the cultivation practice needs to be scaled up.

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Published
2020-09-10
How to Cite
KYRBASSOVA, E. A., SARTAYEVA, A. A., IMANOVA, E. M., SALYBEKOVA, N. N., ZHANTEYEVA, G. E., SHYNYBEKOVA, S. S., & ASKARBAYEVA, K. A. (2020). Anatomical, morphological and phytochemical properties of Aegopodium alpestre Ledeb.: a case study of Kazakhstan. Notulae Botanicae Horti Agrobotanici Cluj-Napoca, 48(3). https://doi.org/10.15835/nbha48311991
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