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Pharmacognostic and HPTLC Finger Printing of Gardenia gummifera L.F.


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1 Plant Anatomy and Taxonomy Laboratory, Department of Botany, Osmania University, Hyderabad – 500 007., India
     

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Gardenia gummifera L.f. is a shrub belonging to the family Rubiaceae. The leaves are used in the treatment of ringworms, malaria. The present paper provides a detailed account of the pharmacognostical studies. The study includes macro and micro morphological characters including powder characteristics, organoleptic characters, HPTLC finger printing and preliminary phyto-chemical aspects. This study would help as an appropriate source for authentification of the present studied drug.

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Gardenia gummifera L.F., Rubiaceae, Pharmacognosy, Phyto-Chemical, HPTLC Finger Printing.
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Authors

P. Sudhakar
Plant Anatomy and Taxonomy Laboratory, Department of Botany, Osmania University, Hyderabad – 500 007., India
P. Ramachandra Reddy
Plant Anatomy and Taxonomy Laboratory, Department of Botany, Osmania University, Hyderabad – 500 007., India

Abstract


Gardenia gummifera L.f. is a shrub belonging to the family Rubiaceae. The leaves are used in the treatment of ringworms, malaria. The present paper provides a detailed account of the pharmacognostical studies. The study includes macro and micro morphological characters including powder characteristics, organoleptic characters, HPTLC finger printing and preliminary phyto-chemical aspects. This study would help as an appropriate source for authentification of the present studied drug.

Keywords


Gardenia gummifera L.F., Rubiaceae, Pharmacognosy, Phyto-Chemical, HPTLC Finger Printing.

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