Volume No. :   4

Issue No. :  4

Year :  2012

ISSN Print :  0975-2331

ISSN Online :  0975-4385


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Pharmacognostical Evaluation of Mussaenda erythrophylla Linn leaves



Address:   M. Chinna Eswaraiah*, A. Elumalai and N. Manasa
Department of Pharmacognosy, Anurag Pharmacy College, Ananthagiri (V), Kodad(M), Nalgonda (Dt), Andhra Pradesh, India, 508 206.
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ABSTRACT:
Mussaenda erythrophylla is an important Ayurvedic plant, belongs to the family Rubiaceae. The present study deals with a detailed pharmacognostical study on the leaf of M. erythrophylla. Literature survey reveals the presence of flavonoids, terpenoids, carbohydrates, tannins and glycosides. The physio-chemical, morphological, histochemical and UV spectrophotometric profile presented in this paper will help in the identification of the drug and identifying the bio-marker responsible for therapeutic activity.
KEYWORDS:
Mussaenda erythrophylla, Pharmacognostical study, Rubiaceae.
Cite:
M. Chinna Eswaraiah, A. Elumalai and N. Manasa. Pharmacognostical Evaluation of Mussaenda erythrophylla Linn leaves. Research J. Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry 2012; 4(4): 197-200.
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