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Microscopical and Preliminary Phytochemical Screening of ‘Piper betel’

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PharmaTutor (April- 2014)
ISSN: 2347 - 7881


Received On: 05/02/2014; Accepted On: 25/02/2014; Published On: 01/04/2014


Author: Kambham Venkateswarlu1*, N.Devanna2, N.B.L.Prasad3
1 Department of Pharmaceutics, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Anantpur (JNTUA), India
2Director of JNTUA-Oil Technological Research Institute,
3Head of Examination branch,


The aim of the present study was to develop the microscopical authentication for the selected leaf of piper betel from the literature were the microscopical evidence is not available earlier and also to develop the pharmacognostic evaluation for the leaf of the crude drug and to evaluate the pharmacognostic parameters of the piper betel leaf. This work has clearly shown that the microscopical evidence for the leaf and what are the phytoconstituents present in the leaf.


How to cite this article: K Venkateswarlu, N Devanna, NBL Prasad, Microscopical and Preliminary Phytochemical Screening of ‘Piper betel’, PharmaTutor, 2014, 2(4), 112-118