PHARMACOGNOSTICAL INVESTIGATION AND TOTAL PHENOLIC CONTENT OF DALBERGIA LATIFOLIA (ROXB) BARKAbstract
Dalbergia latifolia commonly known as bilayatti shisham (Fabaceae) is a medicinal plant. The dry bark is brown colored astringent characters. Traditionally various species are reported to be used as aphrodisiac, abortifacient, expectorant, anthelmintic, antipyretic, appetizer, allays thirst, vomiting, burning sensation, cure skin diseases, ulcers Ayurvedic practice, bark is used as leucoderma, leprosy edema and bladder disorder. The bark minerals, acids, phenolic compounds, flavonoids, have characteristic smell astringent taste. This study deals with the pharmacognostical evaluation of the dried bark of Dalbergia latifolia which includes macro and microscopic studies, determination of physicochemical.
M. Khalid*, J. Akhtar, Badruddeen, M. Arif and Kuldeep Singh
Faculty of Pharmacy Integral University, Lucknow, Dasauli Kursi Road, 226026, Uttar Pradesh, India
21 January 2015
19 March 2015
29 April 2015
01 May 2015