Pharmacognostic and Preliminary Phytochemical Analysis of Actiniopteris dichotoma Bedd.
Keywords:Ayurveda, Pharmacognosy, Actiniopteris dichotoma, microscopy, phytochemical
The rhizome and fronds of Actiniopteris dichotoma Bedd. has been reported to treat worm infestations, skin diseases, antifertility, diarrhoea and dysentery in Ayurveda. The present investigation involves the macroscopy, microscopy, physicochemical evaluation and preliminary phytochemical studies of Actiniopteris dichotoma Bedd. These observations will help in carrying out further research on this plant.
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