Pharmacognostic Evaluation Of Curcuma aromatica

  • S Srivastava
  • A K Rawat
  • S Mehrotra

Abstract



A pharmacognostic evaluation of the rhizome Curcuma aromatica showed moisture content of 43.4%, total ash 6.2%, acid insoluble ash 0.5%, alcohol soluble extractives 7.9%, water soluble extractives 11.70%, sugar 6.0% , starch 30.6% and 1.8% total volatile oil.

Keywords: Curcuma aromatica, Zingiberaceae, Rhizome, Pharmacognosy, Standardization.

Nigerian Journal of Natural Products and Medicine Vol. 11 2007 pp. 10-14
Published
2008-05-08
Section
Articles

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