EVALUATION OF MACROSCOPICAL AND MICROSCOPICAL STUDY, PHYTOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS, TLC AND HPTLC FINGERPRINTING OF BAUHINIA PURPUREA LINN. LEAVESAbstract
Objective– To rationalize the Macroscopical and Microscopical study, Phytochemical analysis, TLC and HPTLC fingerprinting of Bauhinia purpurea Linn. Leaves. Methods– The crude ethanolic extract of leaves of Bauhinia purpurea Linn. was using the macroscopical characters (size, shape, colour, odour, taste, surface, texture, venation, margin, base, and petiole) powder microscopical study, the powder was stained with phloroglucinol and concentrated HCl to study the lignified cells, lignified parenchyma, trichomes, fibres, xylem vessels, mesophyll, palisade cells and stomata, etc, Preliminary phytochemical tests (Glycosides, Saponins, Tannins, Flavonoids etc.) and Preliminary photochemical investigation of TLC and HPTLC. Results: An attempt has been made to highlight this folk herbal medicine through present study which will assist in the identification of fresh as well as dried crude samples of leaves phytochemically, macroscopically and microscopically. TLC and HPTLC fingerprint profiling were carried out and the salient qualitative and quantitative parameters are reported. Conclusion: The present study will provide referential information for correct identification and help in checking adulteration in market sample used in the preparation of various herbal medicines. The present observation will also be helpful in Macroscopical and Microscopical study, Phytochemical analysis, TLC and HPTLC fingerprinting of Bauhinia purpurea Linn. Leaves
D. K. Chanchal*, P. S. Niranjan, S. Alok and S. Rashi
Department of Pharmacognosy, Institute of Pharmacy, Bundelkhand University, Jhansi (U.P.), India.
06 April, 2016
06 July, 2016
08 July, 2016
01 August 2016