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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 6, Issue 4 (2017)

Characterisation of 'Dalchini': A case study on the market samples

Author(s):

Nikhil Deshpande and Suchandra Dutta

Abstract:
'Dalchini' is a commonly used spice obtained from the bark of Cinnamomum verum L. and other species of Cinnamomum. It is used as spice as well as medicine. It is also recorded that excess use of 'Dalchini' can cause liver damage due to the presence of a compound named 'coumarin' in it. The present study deals with the chemical characterization of the market samples of 'Dalchini' ob- tained from Mumbai market and compared it with the market sample and authentic samples from Kerala.

Pages: 328-331  |  1180 Views  58 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Nikhil Deshpande and Suchandra Dutta. Characterisation of 'Dalchini': A case study on the market samples. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2017;6(4):328-331.