Leaves are flattened lateral outgrowths of the stem which are generally green m colour and form the foliage of a plant. A typical leaf of two main parts: an expanded blade or lamina, and a stalk called the petiole,...
Synonyms: Rauwolfia Serpentina, Rauwolfia Root, Indian Snake root, Sarpagondha, Chhotachand Botanical source: Rauwolfia consists of the dried roots of Rauvolfia serpentina Benth., a large shrub Apocynaceae. Geographical source: The Plant is indigenous to Bangladesh, India, Burma, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia. Macroscopical characters: The drug occurs in pieces,...
Synonyms: Rheum, Rhei Rhizoma, Rhei Radix, Rhubarb Rhizome Botanical source: Rhubarb consists of the dried peeled rhizome of various Rheum species, particularly Rheum palmatum Linn. and Rheum Officinale Baillon, but not of Rheum rhaponticum Linn. These plants belong to the family Polygonaceae. Geographical...
Fennel Fruit Synonyms: Fennel Fruit, Foeniculum, Foeniculi Fructus Botanical Source: Fennel consists of the dried ripe fruits of Foeniculum vulgare Mill. var. vulgare, a cultivated herb of the family Umbelliferae. Commercial Varieties There are a number of commercial varieties of Fennel, which include...
Synonyms: Jalapa, Jalapae Radix Botanical source: Jalap consists of the dried tubercules of Ipomoea purga Hayne, a climbing, twining plant of the family Convolvulaceae. Geographical source: The plant is indigenous to Mexico and cultivated in India from where most of the commercial supply comes. Macroscopical...
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