Vol. 4, Issue 7 (2015)
Preliminary phytochemical investigations and medicinal properties of Tamarix ericoides Rottl
The present work is an outcome of an attempt to study preliminary phytochemical constituents of Tamarix ericoides Rottl, a medicinal plant belongs to family Tamaricaceae and reported in the flora of Buldana district. Preliminery phytochemical study reveals the presence of alkaloids, glycosides, phytosterols, saponins, tannins etc. The plant is known for its medicinal properties and used for diabetes, paralysis, antidermatosis, stem powder with honey is taken for stomach disorder while decoction of root is given in painful urination.