Macroscopical and microscopical evaluation of leaves of clerodendrum inerme gaertn

Authors:Dinesh Kumar, Pravin V. Buge, Zulfikar Ali Bhat, Jeevan S. Dhumal, Yogesh S. katare, Santosh S. Bhujbal
Int J Biol Med Res. 2011; 2(1): 404 – 408  |  PDF File

Abstract

This study presents the detailed Macro and microscopical evaluation of leaves of crude drug Clerodendrum inerme Gaertn. belonging to family Verbenaceae, an important medicinal plant in Indian system of medicine. The leaves were evaluated using procedure of light, conofocal microscopy and with the help of sense organs. The study was help to identify and establish the authenticity of Clerodendrum inerme Gaertn. The parameters also help to standardize the crude drug and minimize the drug adulteration.