Pharmacognostic standardization and FT-IR analysis of various parts of Sageretia thea

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Pharmacognostic standardization and FT-IR analysis of various parts of Sageretia thea

Sumaira Shah, Siraj-ud-Din, Rehmanullah
Int. J. Biosci.3( 3), 108-114, March 2013.
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In the present study various parameters like fluorescence study, phytochemical screening analysis and FT-IR analysis of various parts of Sageretia thea (Osbeck) M.C.Johnston carried out for correct identification and detection of secondary metabolites and functional groups in these parts. The current study revealed that different plant material give different coloration when treated with various chemicals which act as a pharmacognostic parameters for identification and standardization of that drug from their adulterants. The phytochemical analysis showed the presence of carbohydrate, alkaloids, phenol, saponins, tannins, phytosterols, flavonoids and glycosides while the FT-IR analysis showed different functional groups in various part of the plant.


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