Journal of Advanced Pharmacy Education & Research
Year : 2014   |  Volume : 4   |  Issue : 1   |  Page : 93-100  

Pharmacognostic and Phytochemical evaluation of the bark of Naringi crenulata (Roxb.) Nicolson

Sarada Kuppusamy, Mohan Veerabahu Ramasamy, Sakthidevi Gurusamy

Correspondence Address:Ethnopharmacology Unit, Research Department of Botany, V.O.Chidambaram College, Tuticorin-628008, Tamil Nadu.

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/2231-4040.197331


Naringi crenulata (Roxb,) Nicolson is an important medicinal plant of the family Rutaceae. It is commonly known as ‘Mahavilvam’ in Tamil, The present investigation deals with the pharmacognostic studies of the bark of the above said plant. Pharmacognostic studies include microscopic, physicochemical constants (ash and extractive values), fluorescence analysis and preliminary phytochemical evaluations. The results of the study are useful in setting some diagnostic indices for the identification and preparation of a monograph of the plant.

Keywords: Pharmacognosy, physicochemical, fluorescence, phytochemical

How to cite this article:
: Sarada Kuppusamy, *Mohan

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