Journal of Chemistry

Journal of Chemistry / 2012 / Article

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Volume 9 |Article ID 509798 |

S. Gopalakrishnan, E. Vadivel, "Pharmacognostical and Physicochemical Analysis of the Bark of Bauhinia tomentosa L.", Journal of Chemistry, vol. 9, Article ID 509798, 7 pages, 2012.

Pharmacognostical and Physicochemical Analysis of the Bark of Bauhinia tomentosa L.

Received09 Jul 2011
Accepted05 Sep 2011


The bark of Bauhinia tomentosa L. is used for inflammation, wound, dysentery, skin diseases and for microbial infections. In order to ensure the use of only genuine and uniform material in preparation of herbal formulation, work on standardization was carried out. Macroscopic, microscopic and physico-chemical characteters determination have been carried out, which would facilitate quick identification and selection of the drug from various adulterants.

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