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Pharmacogistic Studies on Root of Stachytarpheta jamaicensis

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The present study reveals the pharmacognostic studies root of Stachytarpheta jamaicensis (L) Vahl. The objectives of the present work comprises of collection, identification, macroscopical, Ph of aqueous solution, soluble ash, alcohol soluble extractive, flouresence analysis of root. The root section was taken and microscopical studies were carried out, the root shows derived from the cork, the periderm tissue is formed, which replaces the epidermis in the outer layer. The next tissue identified inwards was the cortex. Sclerenchyma was seen as a ring in the roots, while as a group, formed from a group of cells, in the mature ones. In the middle, xylem tissue occupies a large area, just below the phloem tissue.


International Letters of Natural Sciences (Volume 13)
R. Sivaranjani et al., "Pharmacogistic Studies on Root of Stachytarpheta jamaicensis", International Letters of Natural Sciences, Vol. 13, pp. 100-105, 2014
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April 2014

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