PHARMACOGNOSTICAL ADN PHYSICOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS OF MALLOTUS PHILIPPINENSIS, (LAM.) MUELL. ARG.
Dr. S. Bangajavalli*
Mallotus philippensis, (Lam.) Muell Arg. plants are used as a purgative, anthelmintic antioxidant, antitumour,
antiallargic activity, wound healing and microbial infections. In order to ensure the use of only genuine and
uniform material in preparation of herbal formulation, work on standardization was carried out. Macroscopic,
microscopic and physico-chemical characters determination have been carried out, which would facilitate quick
identification and selection of the drug from various adulterants.
Keywords: Pharmacognosy, Mallotus philippensis, Physicochemical, microscopic, Florescence analysis.
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