Journal :   Asian Journal of Research in Chemistry

Volume No. :   4

Issue No. :  12

Year :  2011

Pages :   1825-1828

ISSN Print :  0974-4169

ISSN Online :  0974-4150


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Standardization of Eclipta alba (L)



Address:   Muhammad Shabeer*, Gul Abad Khan, Akhtar Ali, Zakir Ullah and Fazl-i-Sattar
Department of Chemistry, Kohat University of Science and Technology, Kohat, Bara, Pakistan
*Corresponding Author
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ABSTRACT:
Eclipta alba (L.) Hassk commonly known as False Daisy, yerba de tago, and bhringraj, is a plant belonging to the family Asteraceae.3 Root well developed, cylindrical, greyish. It is also named 'kehraj' in Assamese and karisalankanni in Tamil. The air-drie powder was extracted with different solvent systems such as petroleum-ether (40-600C), benzene, chloroform, ethanol and sterile water and preliminary phytochemical analysis of the extracts including TLC assays were done and the Rf values were determined. Physico-chemical characters, fluorescence characters and extractive values of the powder in different solvent systems were also determined. The pharmacognostical parameters studied, may be Used as a tool for the correct identification of the plant and also to test the Adulterants if any.
KEYWORDS:
Eclipta alba, chromatography, Flouresence analysis, phytochemical screening.
Cite:
Muhammad Shabeer, Gul Abad Khan, Akhtar Ali, Zakir Ullah, Fazl-i-Sattar. Standardization of Eclipta alba (L). Asian J. Research Chem. 4(12): Dec., 2011; Page 1825-1828.
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