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The unorganised drugs consist of some natural substances, which are derived from plants and animals by a number of extraction processes like incision, decoction, expression, distillation and percolation or as natural secretions. Thus these drugs arc devoid of definite...
Synonym: Oleum Hippoglossi Biological source: Halibut-liver oil, a pale yellow oil with a fishy odour and taste, is obtained from the dried livers of Hippoglossus hippoglossus Linn. This largest species of the group of flat-fishes belongs to the family Pleuronectidae. The oil...
Volatile oils are natural odorous substances obtained from plants. They are responsible for the aromatic essence or odour or fragrance of various organs of some plants,-Volatile oils are present in the oil glands and ducts of plant tissues, particularly...
Synonyms: Oil of Lemon, Oleum Limonis Biological source: Lemon oil is obtained by expression from the fruit peel of Citrus limon (Linn.) Burm. Of the family Rutaceae. Geographical source: Lemon-tree is a native of India. It is now cultivated in commercial scale in...
Synonyms: Styrax, Prepared Styrax, Styrax Preparatus, Liquid Storax Biological source: Storax is the purified balsam obtained from the wounded trunk of Liquidambar orientalis Mill of the family I-Iammalidaceae. Geographical source: The plant grows in the forests of Asiatic Turkey, where the drug is collected...
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