Author(s): Varsha Singh, Udaivir Singh Sara, Aleza Rizvi

Email(s): singh07varsha@gmail

DOI: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00102   

Address: Varsha Singh1*, Udaivir Singh Sara1, Aleza Rizvi2
1Department of Pharmaceutics, Hygia Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Ghaila Road, Balrampur, Lucknow.
2Department of Pharmacognosy, Hygia Institute of Pharmacy, Ghaila Road, Balrampur, Lucknow.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 15,      Issue - 2,     Year - 2022

The present work focus to evaluate the physicochemical and preliminary phytochemical studies on the leaves of Prosopis cineraria (L.) Druce (family: Fabaceae). The plants resources which are used in pharmaceutical formulation standardization was evaluated on the basis of various organoleptic properties, physical characteristics, and physico-chemical properties. Different Physicochemical parameters ash values, extractive values, loss on drying, foreign matter, fluorescence analysis, pH, TLC and HPLC were evaluated. Macroscopically seeds the total ash, acid insoluble ash and water soluble ash were found to be 7.06%, 3.14%, and 69.3% w/w respectively. Hexane, ethyl acetate, ethanol and water soluble extractive values (hot)were 4.865 %, 19.092 %, 12.19%, 24.82%w/w respectively. The pH of 1% and 10% aqueous solution was found to be 6.4 and 6.8 respectively. Primary phytochemical screening indicated the existence of sterols, tannins, flavonoids, amino acids, glycosides, phenolic compounds, carbohydrates, saponins and alkaloids. Thin layer chromatographic studies also had been done on ethanolic and hexane extracts. HPTLC fingerprinting is a valuable method for the quantitative determination of phytochemicals present herbal medicine. HPTLC fingerprinting Showing the presence of Gallic acid in ethonolic extract.Rf value calculated and plant organoleptic and physico-chemical properties changed due to geographical diversity and time of collection of sample. The present work therefore, attempts to report necessary pharmacognostical and standardization parameters the leaves of Prosopis cineraria (L.) Druce (family: Fabaceae) which will help to identify and development of the drug.

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Varsha Singh, Udaivir Singh Sara, Aleza Rizvi. Pharmacognostic Evaluation and Establishment of Quality Parameters of Leaves of Prosopis cineraria. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2022; 15(2):621-7. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00102

Varsha Singh, Udaivir Singh Sara, Aleza Rizvi. Pharmacognostic Evaluation and Establishment of Quality Parameters of Leaves of Prosopis cineraria. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2022; 15(2):621-7. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00102   Available on:

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