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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 5, Issue 5 (2016)

Evaluation of quality control parameters of Curcuma aromatica Salisb

Author(s): Sourabh D Jain, Richa Pathak, Sweta S Koka and RK Nema
Abstract: The present article deals with study of Pharmacognostic, Phytochemical and Physicochemical analysis of Curcuma aromatica Salisb rhizome, a member of family Zingiberaceae. The rhizomes of Curcuma aromatica Salisb reported to have good medicinal values in traditional system of medicines. Pharmacognostic parameters were carried out. Phytochemical parameters of rhizomes were performed for the chemicals constituents like alkaloids, flavonoids, glycosides, tannins, amino acids and gum & mucilage. Physicochemical screening of the powdered rhizome showed 16.6% Total Ash, 2.8% Acid Insoluble Ash, 3.93% Water Soluble Ash, 0.4% Alcohol Soluble Extract, 0.8% Water Soluble Extract and 3.14% Moisture Content.
Pages: 51-54  |  1268 Views  68 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Sourabh D Jain, Richa Pathak, Sweta S Koka, RK Nema. Evaluation of quality control parameters of Curcuma aromatica Salisb. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2016;5(5):51-54.
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