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Title: <i style="">Coleus vettiveroides</i> K.C. Jacob; Botany and Pharmacognosy
Authors: Saraswathy, A
Amala, K
Arunmozhi, Devi
Keywords: <i style="">Coleus vettiveroides</i>
Botany
Pharmacognosy
<i style="">Kuruver</i>
<i style="">Hrivera</i>
Issue Date: Oct-2011
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Series/Report no.: A01D 7/26, A01D 7/11, A01D 7/13, A01D 7/14, A01D 23/19, A01D 12/17, A01D 14/05, A01D 20/12
Abstract: <i style="">Coleus vettiveroides</i> K.C. Jacob (Lamiaceae) is an important drug in the indigenous systems of medicine. Its roots are included in the single drug list of the Ayurvedic Formulary of India, as <i style="">Hrivera </i>in Sanskrit and in the Siddha Formulary as <i style="">Kuruver </i>in Tamil. <i style="">Coleus vettiveroides</i> is not widely distributed in India, but is endemic to Tamil Nadu, and under cultivation in certain places of Tamil Nadu. Since not much information is available on this plant, both the botanical and the pharmacognostical aspects have been studied along with microscopical characteristics of the roots, which would be useful for authentication.
Description: 636-642
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/12830
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.10(4) [October 2011]

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