The plant Achyranthes aspera
is widely used in Ayurvedic system of medicine as Antidiabetic, Antiasthmatic, diuretic, Antiviral, Anticarcinogenic, toothbrush, appetizer and cure gastric disorders. Roots are used in treatment of snake bites. The present study deals with the Pharmacognostical & Phytochemical study of the plant â€œAchyranthes aspera
â€ for its identification and to distinguish it from the co-existing weeds and adulteration. In the present investigation, microscopical characters are evaluated and different parameters are applied for the physico-chemical studies include evaluation of colour, consistency of different extracts, extractive value, ash value, moisture content, fluorescence analysis and also qualitative phytochemial screening was performed. Since there is no proper information regarding this plant, our efforts were devoted to study the pharmacognostical and phytochemical properties of this plant. Thus, present study revealed the plant extract contains different chemical constituents like alkaloid, phenolic compound, saponin, flavonoid, proteins & amino acids. So this study was undertaken for proper identification, collection and investigation of the plant.