Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 6, Issue 4 (2017)
Characterisation of 'Dalchini': A case study on the market samples
Nikhil Deshpande and Suchandra Dutta
'Dalchini' is a commonly used spice obtained from the bark of Cinnamomum verum
L. and other species of Cinnamomum. It is used as spice as well as medicine. It is also recorded that excess use of 'Dalchini' can cause liver damage due to the presence of a compound named 'coumarin' in it. The present study deals with the chemical characterization of the market samples of 'Dalchini' ob- tained from Mumbai market and compared it with the market sample and authentic samples from Kerala.
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Nikhil Deshpande and Suchandra Dutta. Characterisation of 'Dalchini': A case study on the market samples. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2017;6(4):328-331.