Rakesh Saini, Saurabh Chaturvedi, M. Shahar Yar, H. P. Bhartiya, Pratibha Singh
Rakesh Saini1*, Saurabh Chaturvedi1, M. Shahar Yar2, H. P. Bhartiya3 and Pratibha Singh3
1Pranveer Singh Institute of Technology, Bhauti, Kanpur (U.P)
2Jamiya Hamdard University, New Delhi
3 Govt. P.G. College Hamirpur (U.P)
Volume - 3,
Issue - 1,
Year - 2010
Polygonatum verticillatum, Convallariaceae erect glabrous herb upto 20 cm. in height with thick root stock. Upper part of the stem the leafy zig –zag grooved, leaves whorled sensible linear or lanceolate flowers 2-3 together, white, pinkish and white or pale green in whorled racemes fruits berries, red when ripe. Root stock is sweet, cooling, Emollient, Diuretic aphrodisiac, galactogogue, appetizing, tonic. It is useful in vitiated condition of pitas and vat, burning sensation fever, stongury, seminal weakness, anorexia and general debility. The author have done some work and isolated few higher fatty acids from the rhizome of this plant.
Cite this article:
Rakesh Saini, Saurabh Chaturvedi, M. Shahar Yar, H. P. Bhartiya, Pratibha Singh. Chemical Investigation of Polygonatum verticillatum. Asian J. Research Chem. 3(1):Jan.-Mar. 2010 page 20-21.