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Pharmacognostic, phytochemical and fluorescence analysis of Asparagus setaceus Kunth

Journal: Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Research (Vol.4, No. 1)

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Page : 15-20

Keywords : Asparagus setaceus; Asparagaceae; Florescence; Toxicological.;

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Since the creation of the planet earth, human beings are curious about the nature and obtain benefits from nature including the treatment of many diseases. Asparagus setaceus Kunth is commonly available plant belongs to family Asparagaceae, commonly used as diuretic, antiepileptic, applied topically in skin diseases, treat urination, gynaecology and andrology problems, orally for dysentery and diarrhea treatment and treat pulmonary infections. The aim of present study is to standardize the plant material. For this purpose, leaves and roots of the Asparagus setaceus Kunth were collected, identified, dried and extraction was performed. Macroscopic, microscopic analysis, phytochemical screening and florescence analysis were also performed. The macroscopic studies revealed different plant structures. The microscopic studies showed different cells and their arrangement within the plant. The phyto-chemical screening reveals presence of different primary and secondary metabolites. Whereas the florescence analysis revealed different colors both in visible and ultra violet (254nm and 366nm). Biological and toxicological studies are needed to be performed to establish the plant monograph for safety profile.

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