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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 3, Issue 4 (2014)

Evaluation of standardisation parameters, pharmacognostic study, preliminary phytochemical screening and in vitro antidiabetic activity of Emblica officinalis fruits as per WHO guidelines

Author(s): Alagar Raja M, Shailaja V, David Banji, K.N.V.Rao, Selvakumar.D
Abstract: Emblica officinal, medium size deciduous plant is available all over India and well known for ant diabetic activity .The qualitative Phytochemical screening procedure was performed on each extract. Phytochemical study reveals that carbohydrate, tannins, phenols, alkaloids, saponins was present in both the extracts. An attempt has been made to highlight this folk herbal medicine known for its antidiabetic property. In the present investigation, aqueous extract, and ethanolic extract of the fruits were made using hot extraction procedure using soxhlet apparatus, decoction, maceration through present study which will assist in the identification of fresh as well as dried crude samples of fruits anatomically and physicochemical. TLC finger printing and fluorescence analysis of powdered fruits has been conducted and reported. The Antidiabetic activity is conducted by enzyme inhibition (α-glycosidase) in in vitro method on each extract and ethanolic extract showed significant inhibition.
Fruits of Emblica officinalis
Fig.: Fruits of Emblica officinalis
Pages: 21-28  |  1342 Views  24 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Alagar Raja M, Shailaja V, David Banji, K.N.V.Rao, Selvakumar.D. Evaluation of standardisation parameters, pharmacognostic study, preliminary phytochemical screening and in vitro antidiabetic activity of Emblica officinalis fruits as per WHO guidelines. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 2014; 3(4): 21-28.
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