Abstract
PHARMACOGNOSTICAL, PHYTOCHEMICAL STUDIES OF THE BARK OF MADHUCA NERIIFOLIA (MOON) H.J LAM

*Fathimathul Nisa M.K., Dr. Sajith Kumar P.N., Aswathi D., Donna Mary Johnson., Rameeza Khathoon M.A. and Anagha Vijayan K.M.

ABSTRACT

The plant Madhuca neriifolia (Moon) H. J Lam belongs to family Sapotaceae, commonly known as Illipe Butter Tree is one such tree commonly found in Sri Lanka and India's Western Ghats .The bark is reported to have anti-oxidant, anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory activities. Here the present study was undertaken for pharmacognostical evaluation of the bark of the plant with respect to macroscopy, microscopy and physico-chemical parameters. The preliminary phytochemical screening of various extracts was performed to identify class of compounds Bark shows microscopic characters like cork, cortex, parenchyma cells, medullary rays. Powder microscopy revealed the presence of fibres, sclereids, pitted parenchyma cells, stone cells and starch grains. Physicochemical constants such as ash values, extractive values, loss on drying, mucilage content, swelling index, foaming index were established. The Phytochemical tests reveal the presence of carbohydrates, proteins, saponins, flavonoids, alkaloids, tannins and phenolic compounds.

Keywords: Madhuca neriifolia, Pharmacognostical study, Phytochemical study.


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