Synonyms Flax Seed, Lini Semina, Linum Botanical Source Linseed is the dried ripe seed of Linum usitatissimum Linn., an annual herb of the family Linaceae. Geographical Source The plant is cultivated for its fibres, and seeds in South America, India, Bangladesh, Russia, Canada, the...
Synonyms: Ipecac, Ipecacuanha Root, Ipecacuanhae Radix. Botanical source: Ipecacuanha consists of the dried, enlarged adventitious roots and slender rhizomes of Cephaelts ipecacuanha (Brot.) A. Rich. of the family Rubiaceae. Geographical source: The drug is obtained from plants growing both wild and cultivated in the forests...
Organised plant drugs comprise whole plants or herbs or any of their organs or any morphological or anatomical part derived from them, which are composed of definite organized cellular structures. Thus. organized plant drugs may be conveniently grouped according...
Synonyms Cinnamon Bark, Ceylon Cinnamon, Cinnamomi Cortex Botanical Source Cinnamon consists of the dried inner bark of the shoots of coppiced trees of Cinnamomum zeylanicum Nees, Family Lauraceae. Geographical Source Cinnamomum zeylanicum· is a small evergreen tree indigenous to Sri Lanka and cultivated in...
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...