Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 5, Issue 5 (2016)
Evaluation of quality control parameters of Curcuma aromatica Salisb
Sourabh D Jain, Richa Pathak, Sweta S Koka and RK Nema
The present article deals with study of Pharmacognostic, Phytochemical and Physicochemical analysis of Curcuma aromatica
Salisb rhizome, a member of family Zingiberaceae. The rhizomes of Curcuma aromatica
Salisb reported to have good medicinal values in traditional system of medicines. Pharmacognostic parameters were carried out. Phytochemical parameters of rhizomes were performed for the chemicals constituents like alkaloids, flavonoids, glycosides, tannins, amino acids and gum & mucilage. Physicochemical screening of the powdered rhizome showed 16.6% Total Ash, 2.8% Acid Insoluble Ash, 3.93% Water Soluble Ash, 0.4% Alcohol Soluble Extract, 0.8% Water Soluble Extract and 3.14% Moisture Content.
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Sourabh D Jain, Richa Pathak, Sweta S Koka and RK Nema. Evaluation of quality control parameters of Curcuma aromatica Salisb. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2016;5(5):51-54.