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...
Synonyms: Podophyllum Rhizome, Podophylli -Rhizoma, Mayapple Root, American Mandrake Botanical source: Podophyllum consists of the dried rhizome of Podophyllum peltatum Linn., a low growing woodland plant of the family Berberidaceae. Geographical source: The drug is obtained from plants growing in Eastern U.S.A.,...
Synonyms: Licorice, Liquorice Root, Glycyrrhiza, Glycyrrhizae Radix Botanical source: Liquorice is derived from the stolons and roots of Glycyrrhiza glabra Linn. and other species of the genus Glycyrrhiza (Family Papilionaceae). Geographical source: Glycyrrhiza glabra is cultivated in England, Sicily and Spain. It is also...
Synonyms: Zingiber, Rhizoma Zingiberis Botanical source: Ginger consists of the dried rhizomes of cultivated Zingiber officinale Roscoe devoid of their dark outer skin. The plant is a perennial herb of the family Zingiberaceae. Geographical source: Ginger plant is indigenous to Southeastern Asia and...
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,...
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