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    • Keywords

       

      Calophyllum inophyllum ; flower; pharmacognosy; Cluseaceae

    • Abstract

       

      Calophyllum inophyllum Linn is one of the important Ayurvedic drug plants of which practically all parts are used medicinally. Among these flowers and stamens are often used as a substitute for ‘Nagkesara’. This paper deals with a detailed pharmacognosy of the flower ofC. inophyllum. Physico-chemical constants, preliminary phytochemical studies, fluorescence analysis, behaviour of powdered drug with differnt chemical reagents and thin layer chromatography were also carried out.

    • Author Affiliations

       

      Shanta Mehrotra1 Usha Shome1 H P Sharma1

      1. Pharmacognosy Laboratory, National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow - 226 001, India
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