Preliminary Phytochemical and Pharmacognostic Profile of Abutilon indicum Linn. root 

By Surendra Kr Sharma, Naveen Goyal 

Abutilon indicum Linn. (Malvaceae) commonly called Country Mallow is abundantly found as weed in sub-Himalayan tract and in hotter parts of India. The present study attempts to summarize the pharmacognostical profile of root of Abutilon indicum Linn. The study comprises of preliminary phytochemical screening, morphology, histology, powder analysis, ash values, extractive values and loss on drying.  

Key-words: Abutilon indicum Linn., Country Mallow, Kangi,  Malvaceae, Pharmacognostic

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