Journal :   Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology

Volume No. :   3

Issue No. :  1

Year :  2010

Pages :   210-213

ISSN Print :  0974-3618

ISSN Online :  0974-360X


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Pharmacognostical Studies on Flower Parts of Nymphaeae pubescens

Address:   S Thiyagarajan1, C Sasikala*2, R Venkatalakshmi2, B Sudhakar1 and K Suresh1
1E.G.S. Pillay College of Pharmacy, Nagapattinum, Tamilnadu, India.
2Shri Vishnu College of Pharmacy, Bhimavaram, W.G. (DT), Andhra Pradesh, India.
*Corresponding Author
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Nymphaeae pubescens willd, belonging to the family Nymphaceae reveals the presence of phytomedicinal molecules such as as alkaloids, carbohydrates, glycosides, phytosterols, tannin and phenolic compound. The flower has been used traditionally for the treatment of astringent, cardiac tonic. As there is no pharmacognostic work on record on the flower part, the macroscopic and microscopic the characters are describe and illustrated along with physiochemical constants, preliminary phytochemical and fluorescence analysis. Powder microscopic feature and the behaviour of the powder with different chemical reagent are also reported.
Nymphaeae pubescens, Nymphaceae, Pharmacognosy.
S Thiyagarajan, C Sasikala, R Venkatalakshmi, B Sudhakar, K Suresh. Pharmacognostical Studies on Flower Parts of Nymphaeae pubescens. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 3(1): Jan. - Mar. 2010; Page 210-213.
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