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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 5, Issue 5 (2016)

Comparative analytical study of physicochemical parameters of different plant parts of Operculina Turpethum L

Author(s): Shaktisinh J Makwana and Dr. BA Jadeja
Abstract: Operculina turpethum L. is a perennial medicinal plant of the family Convolvulaceae. Since ages, the plant has been used for the treatment of various diseases. The present study was an attempt to analyses physicochemical parameters of different plant parts of Operculina turpethum L. according to the standard procedures. Use of the plant for treating various types of diseases is mentioned in Ayurvedic treatise like Charaka Samhita. But there were no sufficient reports regarding all plant parts of the plant. So the current comparative study was designed and conducted to evaluate the physicochemical evaluation of leaf, stem, root, flower and fruit of Operculina turpethum L. The current study revealed to the bio-prospecting of different plant parts of leaf, stem, root, flower and fru it of Operculina turpethum L. for various medicinal principles as well as properties.
Pages: 257-261  |  1044 Views  13 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Shaktisinh J Makwana, Dr. BA Jadeja. Comparative analytical study of physicochemical parameters of different plant parts of Operculina Turpethum L. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2016;5(5):257-261.
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