Short Communication | Volume: 4, Issue: 12, December, 2014

Preliminary phytochemical and physicochemical evaluation of Carallia brachiata (Lour.) Merr. leaves

Julfikar Ali JunejoKamaruz ZamanMithun RudrapalProdyut MondalKhumantham Deepak SinghVinod Kumar Verma   

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Published:  Dec 29, 2014

DOI: 10.7324/JAPS.2014.41221

In the present study, the preliminary phytochemical and physicochemical studies including fluorescence and thin layer chromatographic analyses of the leaves of Carallia brachiata (Lour.) Merr. (Rhizophoraceae), an Indian medicinal plant used traditionally in the treatment of a variety of human disorders, were carried out with an objective to standardize the plant/plant part (leaves) to be used either as crude drug or in the form of herbal medicine, considering the quality and safety requirements of herbal drugs as per pharmacopoeial standards and/or WHO guidelines.

Keyword:     Carallia brachiataPhysicochemical evaluationStandardizationHerbal drugs.


Julfikar Ali Junejo, Kamaruz Zaman, Mithun Rudrapal, Prodyut Mondal, Khumantham Deepak Singh, Vinod Kumar Verma. Preliminary phytochemical and physicochemical evaluation of Carallia brachiata (Lour.) Merr. leaves. J App Pharm Sci, 2014; 4 (12): 123-127.

Copyright:The Author(s). This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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