Ancient Science of Life

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Year
: 2007  |  Volume : 26  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 35--39

Pharmacognostical and physicochemical characteristics of roots of lesser known medicinal plant Caesalpinia digyna Rottl


SK Mitra, R Kannan, R Sundaram 
 R&D Center, The Himalaya Drug Company, Bangalore-562123, India

Correspondence Address:
S K Mitra
R&D Center, The Himalaya Drug Company, Bangalore-562123
India

Caesalpinia digyna  Rottl. (Caesalpiniaceae) is shrubby perennial climber found in Eastern Ghats. Roots are astringent and used in Ayurveda and Unani systems of medicines. Bergenin, Caesalpinine A and Caesalpinine C were isolated from the roots. However, this medicinal plant has not been studied pharmacognostically. Hence, the present investigation reports pharmacognostical and physicochemical properties of roots of Caesalpinia digyna .


How to cite this article:
Mitra S K, Kannan R, Sundaram R. Pharmacognostical and physicochemical characteristics of roots of lesser known medicinal plant Caesalpinia digyna Rottl.Ancient Sci Life 2007;26:35-39


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Mitra S K, Kannan R, Sundaram R. Pharmacognostical and physicochemical characteristics of roots of lesser known medicinal plant Caesalpinia digyna Rottl. Ancient Sci Life [serial online] 2007 [cited 2022 Jun 25 ];26:35-39
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