Author(s): Mohammad Mukim, Mohit Chaturvedi, Rakesh Patel


DOI: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00399   

Address: Mohammad Mukim1,2*, Mohit Chaturvedi1, Rakesh Patel1
1Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam University, Indore. Madhya Pradesh. India. 452016.
2Kota College of Pharmacy, Kota. Rajasthan, India – 324005.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 15,      Issue - 6,     Year - 2022

Chlorophytum borivilianum (Liliaceae) usually known as ‘Safed Musli’. As per the Traditional system of medicine it is one of the most significant medicinal plant for mitigation of various ailments in human beings. The plant having therapeutic potential for diabetes. high blood pressure. arthritis. chronic leucorrhoea. delayed menopause. dysentery. diarrhoea. general debility and boosts the immune system. Pharmacognostic ponders have not been done as such far on the leaves part of the plant. In this way. the present investigation was endeavored to evaluate pharmacognostic characters of the leaf of C. borivilianum. Leaves organoleptic and macroscopic analysis revealed about its size and texture. Transverse section of leaf showed the presence of stomata covered with guard cells followed by epidermal cells. Preliminary phytochemical analysis revealed the present of carbohydrates. flavonoids. glycosides. phenolic compounds. and steroids. Macroscopic. microscopic fluorescence characteristics and physical parameters resulted in valuable data to establish standards for the plant. TLC profile provides the number of constituents present in the extracts with their respective Retention Factor (Rf) while the FTIR analysis of extracts represents the presence of various functional groups in extracts.

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Mohammad Mukim, Mohit Chaturvedi, Rakesh Patel. Pharmacognostical Standardization and Phytochemical Analysis of Chlorophytum borivilianum Santapau and R.R. Fern. Leaves. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2022; 15(6):2402-6. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00399

Mohammad Mukim, Mohit Chaturvedi, Rakesh Patel. Pharmacognostical Standardization and Phytochemical Analysis of Chlorophytum borivilianum Santapau and R.R. Fern. Leaves. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2022; 15(6):2402-6. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00399   Available on:

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