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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 12, Issue 1 (2023)

Studies on anatomy, physico-chemical and thin-layer chromatography of rhizome, root and leaf of Dracaena trifasciata (Prain) Mabb

Author(s):

Dr. K Babu and DK Srinivasa Prabhu

Abstract:

Dracaena trifasciata (Prain) Mabb., commonly known as mother-in-law’s tongue, used in the treatment of various ailments such as ulcer, jaundice, skin itches, urinary diseases, asthma, cough, snake and insect bites in folklore medicine. In the present investigation, anatomical, physico-chemical and thin-layer chromatographic identification of rhizome, root and leaf has been studied in detail and provided diagnostic key to identify the original drug from the adulterant(s).

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How to cite this article:
Dr. K Babu and DK Srinivasa Prabhu. Studies on anatomy, physico-chemical and thin-layer chromatography of rhizome, root and leaf of Dracaena trifasciata (Prain) Mabb. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2023;12(1):668-671. DOI: 10.22271/phyto.2023.v12.i1f.14611

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