PDF | ABSTRACT Plan: Careya arborea is a medicinal plant used in Ayurveda and Chinese medicine. The bark, leaves and fruits are used in. PDF | Careya arborea Roxb. (Lecythidaceae) is a significant medicinal plant known as kumbhi in Ayurveda. Though, most of the plant parts are. To study detailed pharmacognostic profile of leaves and stem of Careya arborea (C. arborea) Roxb. (Lecthyidaceae), an important medicinal plant in the Indian.

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However, available literature revealed that no pharmacognostic study has been carried rixb on the plant except on stem bark; hence the present investigation was under taken.

Deciduous trees, to 12 m high, bark mm thick, brownish, rough, exfoliations small, more or less triangular; fibrous; blaze reddish-brown, stratified; branchlets pubescent. Amphicribal vascular bundles are present.

Physicochemical parameter Physicochemical analysis of leaf and stem bark powder viz. Curated for upload by Pranjal Mahananda. Powered by the open source Biodiversity Informatics Platform. Flourescence of powdered vegetable drug with particular reference to development of a system of identification.

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Fruits are used as decoction to promote digestion. Xylem is arranged in cup shaped and surrounded by phloem facing toward the lower side. Upper and lower surface of the leaf consists of rectangular thin walled epidermis, covered with thick cuticle followed arbore collenchymatous ground tissue; palisade cells reached up to the upper notched region. The stem shows fragments of cork cells, fibers, and parenchymatous cells.

Abstract Objective To study detailed pharmacognostic profile of leaves and stem of Careya arborea C. Table 2 Physico-chemical parameters. Dareya phytochemical screening Preliminary phytochemical screening of leaf mainly revealed the presence of triterpenoids, saponins, tannins and flavonoids. Bark surface flaking in thin strips, fissured, dark grey; crown spreading.


Flower yellowish cxreya, ill smelling, sessile; fruits large, round, green and fleshy; seed embedded in the fleshy pulp of the fruit. Powdered leaf and bark material were treated with various chemical reagents and exposed to visible, ultraviolet light Short UV to study their fluorescence behavior [18][19]. The portal will be unavailable all day on Sunday 23rd Dec for maintenance.

Medicinal plants of India. Please review our privacy policy. Anticoagulant activity of methanolic extract of Careya arborea Roxb. This Lecythidaceae article is a stub. Authors thank, Vice Chancellor, C. The Baya Weaver bird, Ploceus philippinus utilizes the well developed leaves of Cycas sphaerica for Wild pigs are very fond craeya the bark, and that it is used by hunters to attract them. The antioxidant defense system induced by methanol extract of Careya arborea on N-nitrosodiethylamine-induced hepatocarcinogenesis.

Extractive values are primarily useful for the determination of exhausted and arhorea drugs. Microscopic method is one of the simplest and cheapest methods to start rob for establishing the correct identity of the source materials [20] — [24].

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careua The pharmacognostic standards for leaves and stem of C. Physicochemical and phytochemical analysis Physicochemical values such as percentage of ash values and extractive values were determined according to the well established official method and procedure [16][17]. Describes the general appearance of the taxon; e.

This analysis suggests that, leaves and stem bark extract of C. Indian J Nat Prod.

Ash rlxb of drug give an idea of earthy matter or the inorganic composition and other impurities present along with drug. Fruit ripe during June. Best supported on Google Chrome, Firefox 3.


Observation specific search options Observed during. The object of present study is to evaluate various pharmacognostical parameters such as macroscopic, microscopy, physicochemical, fluorescence and phytochemical studies of the plant. Preliminary screening was carried out using the standard procedure described by Khandelwal [15].

Encyclopedia of Life EOL. Ethnomedically, the leaves and stem bark of this plant were used by local people in the treatment of various disease conditions without standardization. Central portion is occupied by collenchymatous pith; most of the pith arbogea are pitted, some cells are filled with brown content. Its main goal is summarize the most relevant or attractive characteristics of this taxon to the general public. Life cycles are treated in the field for Life Cycle. Lecthyidaceaean important medicinal plant in the Indian system of medicine.

University, Kanpur, for providing facilities to conduct this research work and Dr. Occurrence Occurrence Occurrence Records. The current map showing distribution of species is only indicative.

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The bark, flowers, juices and fruit are considered medicinal. User specific search options User.

Vein-islet and veinlet termination; c: Flowers are large, white. Stem The stem shows fragments of cork cells, fibers, and parenchymatous cells. Technology partner Strand Life Sciences. Forest evergreenness and tree endemism in the central Western Ghats, southern India Desc: