Premna serratifolia Linn., is traditionally found to be useful for the treatment of many ailments like hepatoprotective, cardiotonic, febrile convulsion, anti-coagulant, gonorrhoea, carminative, rheumatism, roseola, skin disorder like urticaria. The present study highlights the botanical as well as phytochemical studies including parameters such as macroscopic, microscopic characters, physiochemical evaluation and preliminary phytochemical studies of the root. These observations will help in the botanical identification and standardization of the drug in the crude form and also to distinguish the drug from its adulterants.
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U Katheja Banu, R Vadivu, A Jerad Suresh. Pharmacognostical Standardization of Roots of Premna Serratifolia Linn. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 2(1): Jan.-Mar. 2009; Page 180-185.