Sweta Negi, Dr. Arvind Negi, Ankita Pokriyal and Geetika Tripathi
Ayurveda is a pelagic with lashing quantities of proclaimed and unrevealed medicinal gems. Due to the morphological structure and lack of knowledge certain medicinal gems of Ayurveda are debatable. Such as Adina cordifolia which is one of the controversial kind of drug. Adina cordifolia is the Saffron Teak, Yellow, Belonging to family Rubiaceae, subfamily Cinchonoideae is endowed from India, Southern Asia, Srilanka, Vietnam and Southern China. It is a buoyant, deciduous tree; hinges disintegrated all throughout the significant part of Indian deciduous forests and drift in the sub-himalayan zone up to an altitude of 900 m. Since immemorial times it has been utilized in folklore medicine. Adina cordifolia is a medicinal plant used for the treatment of chronic jaundice, skin disease, gastropathy, fever, cough, swelling in stomach, stomachache and several other diseases. In the present article Adina cordifolia was investigated for Pharmacognostical screening such as Morphological Identification, Organoleptic properties, Microscopic evaluation, Fluorescence Analysis, Determination of the moisture content, Determination of Ash values, Determination of percentage extractive, Loss on drying, and Determination of pH. Because Adina cordifolia is a controversial kind of drug having sparse research so this study will be benevolent to push scientist for co-ordinating their studies.
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