• A study of the chemical components of the roots ofDecalepis Hamiltonii - Part III. Comparison withHemidesmus indicus (Indian sarsaparilla)

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      Tannin; Saponin; Phytosterol; Unsaponifiable Matter; Fraction Melting

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      The roots of theHemidesmus indicus were studied on the lines adopted forDecalepis Hamiltonii and were found to have a similar composition particularly with regard to the petrol extract. Since theDecalepis roots contain much higher percentages of the various chemical components they are more suitable for use as drug.

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      P Bhaskara Rama Murti1 T R Seshadri1

      1. Department of Chemical Technology, Andhra University, Waltair
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