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International Journal of Pharmaceutical Research and Development

Vol. 1, Issue 2, Part A (2019)

Pharmacognostical study of Dioscorea oppositifolia bark

Author(s):

Amit Sharma, Surbhi Sharma, Manoj Kumar Sagar

Abstract:

Extraction of bioactive compounds from herbal plants allows demonstration of their various properties including physiological activity. It also demonstrate pharmacology studies which result in the discovery of synthesis of more effectiv drugs. The plant used in the present studies is Dioscorea pentaphylla bark. Which is widely used traditionally for its antiseptics, ulcers curing and abscesses. The root of this plant is taken and chewed to relief toothache and aphthae. The plant whole part (extract) is helpful in curing secondary syphilis and Psorasis. The present study was performed to find out the preliminary phytochemical characters and fluorescence analysis of this species.

Pages: 25-27  |  1674 Views  729 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Amit Sharma, Surbhi Sharma, Manoj Kumar Sagar. Pharmacognostical study of Dioscorea oppositifolia bark. Int. J. Pharm. Res. Dev. 2019;1(2):25-27. DOI: 10.33545/26646862.2019.v1.i2a.11