Table 3: Detection of ‘‘aerial parts specific’’ compounds in different parts of W. somnifera.

SamplePart used Batch No.‘‘Aerial Parts Specific’’ markers
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IndiaLeaves PC/WS/010.046%0.023%0.069%
PC/WS/020.032%0.017%0.049%
PC/WS/030.042%0.020%0.062%
Aerial partsPC/WS/040.019%0.008%0.028%
PC/WS/050.015%0.007%0.022%
PC/WS/060.018%0.007%0.026%
RootsPC/WS-R/01-15aNot detectedNot detectedNot detected

EgyptLeavesS102620.001%0.154%0.013%
S102630.001%0.233%0.027%
RootsS10264Not detectedNot detectedNot detected
S10265Not detectedNot detectedNot detected

Fifteen collections of roots of W. somnifera from India were analyzed and were found devoid of (1–3).