Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 9, Issue 3 (2020)
A report on pharmacognostical and quality control parameters of root of Caesalpinia digyna (Rottler)
Yogesh, Charu Bharti, Arvind Kumar and Nitin Kumar Goswami
Rottler belongs to family Fabaceae is a big, Climbing, Spiky, bush which grows in the forests of the eastern Himalayas in Assam and west Bengal and Esatern Ghats of Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh and used in Traditional drug Preparation ‘Geriforte’ which has been used for curing Senile Prurites with excellent result. Root is used as astringent and also used to inhibit mycobacterium tuberculosis. Present study is an effort to establish the Pharmacognostical and quality control parameters for its standardization and commercial use in herbal drug industry. Presence of medullary rays collenchyma, cork cells, Ray cells are unicellular or multicellular in secondary xylem and spiral Xylem vessel, Calcium oxalate, starch grains Patches of fibers which are some of the distinguishing characters observed in this plant.
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Yogesh, Charu Bharti, Arvind Kumar and Nitin Kumar Goswami. A report on pharmacognostical and quality control parameters of root of Caesalpinia digyna (Rottler). J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(3):1943-1946.