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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 4, Issue 2 (2015)

Pharmacognostic Studies of Alternanthera philoxeroides (Mart.) Griseb

Author(s):

Sowjanya Pulipati, Srinivasa Babu. P, B. Sri Devi, G. Rama Devi, M. Bhanuja

Abstract:
Alternanthera philoxeroides, commonly known as alligator weed, is an emergent aquatic plant belongs to the family Amaranthaceae. Alternanthera philoxeroides is an ornamental plant found throughout India. The methanolic extract of whole plant was evaluated for antinociceptive and antihyperglycemic activities. In present investigation the detailed Pharmacognostic study of Alternanthera philoxeroides is carried out to lay down the standards which could be useful in future experimental studies. The study includes macroscopy, microscopy, preliminary phytochemical screening and physicochemical evaluation.

Pages: 202-204  |  1475 Views  82 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Sowjanya Pulipati, Srinivasa Babu. P, B. Sri Devi, G. Rama Devi, M. Bhanuja. Pharmacognostic Studies of Alternanthera philoxeroides (Mart.) Griseb. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2015;4(2):202-204.