Journal :   Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology

Volume No. :   2

Issue No. :  3

Year :  2009

Pages :   540-543

ISSN Print :  0974-3618

ISSN Online :  0974-360X


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Pharmacognostical studies on Ficus retusa leaf.



Address:   Swapnadeep Parial*, DC Jain and SB Joshi
Department of Pharmacognosy, B.R.Nahata College of Pharmacy, Mandsaur-458001,(M.P)
SIRO, Ministry of Science and Technology, GOI, New Delhi.
*Corresponding Author
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ABSTRACT:
Our present communication deals with pharmacognostical and preliminary phytochemical studies on the leaf of Ficus retusa, which is used in folklore uses of Mandsaur. No reports are available on macroscopical and microscopical and phytochemical studies, hence, the present attempt was undertaken to investigate the macroscopical, microscopical and phytochemical studies. The study revealed the presences of wide range of phytoconstituents like sterols, terpenoids, glycoside, flavonoids, polyphenols, proteins, and carbohydrates.
KEYWORDS:
Ficus retusa syn. microcarpa leaf (Moraceae), Chilkan (Hindi), Indigenous medicine, Madhya Pradesh, Medicinal plants, Pharmacognostical characters and Preliminary phytochemical studies.
Cite:
Swapnadeep Parial, DC Jain, SB Joshi. Pharmacognostical studies on Ficus retusa leaf. Research J. Pharm. and Tech.2 (3): July-Sept. 2009;Page 540-543.
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