PHARMACOGNOSTIC STUDIES ON LEAF AND STEM OF CRESSA CRETICA LINN.Abstract
Cressa cretica is halophytic plant belongs to family Convolvulaceae, growing extensively all over India. The entire plant is medicinally important and used extensively in traditional system of medicine. The present work attempted to summarize the macroscopic characters of the plant Cressa cretica. The microscopic characters, physical constant values, extractive values, fluorescent analysis of the plant were carried out. Preliminary phytochemical screenings of extracts were also performed. The present investigation contributes to establish the Pharmacognostic profile of the medicinally effective plant.
P. Sunita*, S. Jha and S. P. Pattanayak
Government Pharmacy Institute, Govt. of Jharkhand, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
04 December, 2010
22 February, 2011
02 March, 2011
01 April, 2011