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Pharmacognosic Studies of Ipomoea Sepiaria Roxb. with Two Other Specious

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.11, No. 3)

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Page : 1245-1251

Keywords : Ipomoea sepiaria; Adulterant; Anatomy; Powder microscopy; preliminary Phytochemical screening; TLC;

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Three different species of ipomea studied to confirm the genuine material common name Thiruthali used in number of classical medicine. The study area is Moovatupuzha. Morphologically and anatomically these three species shows number of similarities and dissimilarities. The powder microscopy revealed the presence of fibers, different kind of thickening. Preliminary photochemical analysis of the water and methanol extract reveals the presence of flavanoids, sterols and terpinoids, phenolic compound, glycosides, tannin, carbohydrate. Water extract give negative result in protein, starch, aminoacids and alkaloids. TLC studies reveal that Ipomea separia with more phytocompounds than the other two species. I. sepiaria rich with I-Dodecen. It has halide activity. It is a good mental stress retardant. It also one of the major raw herb in classical mental stress relaxation medicine Manasamithra vatakam. The plants are identified and deposited in Kerala Forest Research Institute (KFRI). Ipomea triloba L. Assetion number 17697, Ipomea marginata (Desr.) verc. Assetion number 17698, Ipomea sepiaria L. assetion number 17699.

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