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Vol. 8, Issue 7 (2019)

Pharmacognostical Study and Standardization of root of Atibala (Abutilon indicum Linn.)

Sapna Chaudhary
Abutilon indicum is known as Atibala in Sanskrit belonging to family Malvaceae. It is an important medicinal plant. Literally, Ati means very and Bala means powerful, referring to the properties of this plant as very powerful medicinal plant. It has property like Balya, Brinhana, Rasayana, Ojovardhaka, Vayasthapana etc and used in Daurblya, Krishata, Klaibya-sukra dosa, Vata vikara etc. The present study provides botanical, physico-chemical, Powder microscopy and preliminary phytochemical details, which helpful in laying down standardization and pharmacopoeial parameters. Powder microscopy of the root showed Calcium oxalate, Pitted vessels, Trachied and Starch grain. Preliminary phytochemical study of hydroalcoholic extract of root showed the presence of carbohydrate, protien, steroid, glycoside, alkaloid and tannin.
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How to cite this article:
Sapna Chaudhary. Pharmacognostical Study and Standardization of root of Atibala (<em>Abutilon indicum</em> Linn.). Pharma Innovation 2019;8(7):299-301.

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