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PHYTOCHEMICAL AND PHARMACOGNOSTICAL STUDIES ON PEDALLIUM MUREX LINN

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Author(s): M. Thamizh mozhi | A.R. Mulaicharam | S. Murugesh

Journal: International Journal of Research in Ayurveda and Pharmacy
ISSN 2229-3566

Volume: 2;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 253;
Date: 2011;
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Keywords: Pedallium Murex Linn | Phytochemical | Pharmacognosy.

ABSTRACT
Pedallium Murex Linn (entire plant) (Pedaliaceae), a plant of immense medicinal values was taken for the present study. It is essential to ensure the quality and purity of the popular fragrance plant. The entire plant of Pedallium Murex Linn was subjected to various Pharmacognostical evaluations like Morphological, Microscopical and Powder analysis. Results have revealed clearly that the entire plant is genuine. The Phytochemical constituents of Leaves of Pedallium Murex Linn have been worked out. The dry powder of the entire plant was successfully extracted with Total Petroleum ether extract, Alcohol Extract, Chloroform extract, and Aqueous Extract. All the extracts were subjected to Preliminary Phytochemical screening. It showed the presence of Carbohydrates, Glycosides, Alkaloids, Steroids and Flavonoids. As per Materia medica (Krithikar and Basu), studies are required for the screening of various Pharmacological activities like plant pacifies vitiated vata, pitta, urinary retention, kidney stone, seminal weakness, amenorrhea, inflammation, flatulence and fever.
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