Pharmacognostic evaluation of Herbal Drugs of Stem Origin Resourced from Market
*N. Padmakumar, Nitin Rai, Lalit Tiwari, Rajeev Kr. Sharma and R.M. Johari
Hippocratic Journal of Unani Medicine
Hippocratic Journal of Unani Medicine, October - December 2012, Vol. 7 No. 4, Pages 85-91
Market samples of three stem origin herbal drugs viz. Cinnamomum verum Presl., Terminalia arjuna (Roxb. ex DC) W. & A. and Piper longum L. were studied to assess their quality in respect of identity, purity and strength. The samples were procured from herbal markets of Delhi, Hardwar and Cochin/Trichur. Study is based on speciﬁ c parameters and limits developed by standardising authentic quality speciﬁcation.