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...
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...
Synonyms of Aconite Root: Aconitum, Aconite Root, Radix Aconiti. Botanical source: Aconite consists of the dried tuberous roots of Aconitum napellus Linn., a perennial herb of the family Ranunculaceae. Geographical source: Aconite is obtained from plants cultivated in England and from wild plants growing...
Synonyms: Yellow Sandal Wood, Santali Lignum. Botanical Source Sandalwood consists of the heartwood of the stems and roots of Santalum album Linn., an evergreen small tree of the family Santalaceae. Geographical Source of Sandalwood The plant is widely distributed in India and is cultivated under Government...
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...
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