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Published on:17th May 2010
Pharmacognosy Journal, 2010; 2(9):285–288
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Pharmacognostic and Phytochemical investigation of aerial parts of Artemisia pallens Wall ex.Dc

Authors and affiliation (s):

Ashok Praveen Kumar1*, Upadhyaya Kumud

1Faculty of Pharmacy, GRD(PG)IMT, Dehradun.

1Present address: College of Pharmacy, GRD(PG)IMT, 214, Rajpur Road Dehradun.

2Faculty of Pharmacy, Kamaun university, aNanital.


Artemisia pallens is an perennial herb type plant is a very common medicinal plant used for the various ailments. The aerial parts of Artemisia pallens is mainly found in south india (Tamilnadu) and then dried, extracted and calculate the percentage of yield. Phytochemical studies of the Hexane, Chloroform, ethanol and chloroform water extracts showed the presence of carbohydrate, saponins, phytosterol, proteins and amino acid, tannin and phenolic compounds and flavonoids. It was concluded that the all extract contains more important chemical constituents for various pharmacological activities. The present paper deals with the standardization of its aerial parts of plant on the basis of various Pharmacognostical parameters.

Key words: Artemisia pallens, phytochemical screening, aerial parts.


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