Pharmaco Botanical Studies on Some Powdered Herbal Drugs for Their Diagnostic Characterization-I
Nitin Rai and Rajeev Kr. Sharma
Hippocratic Journal of Unani Medicine
Hippocratic Journal of Unani Medicine April - June 2015, Vol. 10 No. 3, Pages 143-149
Identity of herbal drug is a paramount aspect of quality and established on the basis of pharmaco- botanical studies which comprise organoleptic, macro and microscopic characterization studies. In the present Some Powdered studies, powdered herbal drugs viz Cissampelos pareira Linn., Cyperus rotundus Linn. and Desmodium gangeticum DC. are subjected to pharmcao-botanical studies leading to their diagnostic characterization. These findings are a tool to establish the identity of powdered ingredients in a formulation or dosages form.