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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 4, Issue 4 (2015)

Physicochemical and HPTLC analysis of Pippalimula (Root of Piper longum Linn.)

Author(s):

Krutika Joshi, VJ Shukla, K Nishteswar, Mandip Goyale, Rahul Shingadiya, Suhas Chaudhary

Abstract:
Background: Pippalimula (root of Piper longum Linn.) is a well-known herb used as single drug or in compound formulations for various disorders. Aim: The study was planned to carry out the Physicochemical and HPTLC analysis of Pippalimula. Material and Methods: Fine powder of Pippalimula and alcoholic extract were obtained and subjected to phytochemical analysis and chromatographic study. Result: Physico chemical analysis of the root was carried out and found similar to reported API standard limits. HPTLC analysis was performed with Toluene: Ethyle acetate: acetic acid (7:2:1) v/v. Which showed 3 spots on 254 nm. HPTLC analysis of root of Piper longum Linn.can provide standard analysis with selected solvent system and can be used as a reference for the authentication and quality control of the drug.

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How to cite this article:
Krutika Joshi, VJ Shukla, K Nishteswar, Mandip Goyale, Rahul Shingadiya, Suhas Chaudhary. Physicochemical and HPTLC analysis of Pippalimula (Root of Piper longum Linn.). J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2015;4(4):82-85.