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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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.
Mussaenda erythrophylla, Pharmacognostical study, Rubiaceae.
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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