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Title: Pharmacognostical studies on <i style="">Vata shrung,</i> (<i style="">Ficus benghalensis</i> Linn. leaf primordium)
Authors: Shantha, T R
Shetty, J K P
Ammal, Indira
Bikshapathi, T
Keywords: <i style="">Ficus benghalensis</i>
Indigenous medicine
Karnataka
Leaf primordium
Medicinal plants
Pharmacognostical characters
Phytochemical studies
<i style="">Vata shrunga</i>
Issue Date: Jul-2006
Publisher: CSIR
Series/Report no.: <b style="">Int. Cl.<sup>8</sup></b>: A61K36/00, A61P1/10, A61P1/16, A61P5/00, A61P5/24, A61P5/26, A61P5/30, A61P7/00, A61P7/04, A61P15/00, A61P15/08, A61P31/00, A61P31/02, A61P31/04<b style=""></b>
Abstract: The present communication deals with pharmacognostical and preliminary phytochmical studies on the leaf primordium of <i style="">Ficus benghalensis</i>, which is used in <i style="">Pumsavana Samskar</i> of Ayurvedic System of Medicine. Different plants parts are used to cure number of diseases in indigenous system of medicine. No reports are available on microscopical and phytochemical studies, hence, the present attempt was undertaken to investigate the microscopical and preliminary phytochemical studies. The study revealed the presence of simple starch grains, clustered calcium oxalate crystals, patches of rounded to polygonal stone cells with lignified cell walls, broad and narrow lumen, thick walled cells, abundant unicellular trichomes and brown tannin content.
Description: 388-393
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/6916
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.05(3) [July 2006]

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