Hygeia journal for drugs and medicines


Pharmacognostical Studies on the Bark of Artocarpus hirsutus Lam
Hygeia J. D. Med. Vol.2 (1) 2010, 22-27

Type of Article

Short Communication

Dibinlal . D 1* , Sathish Saker . D2 , Senthil Kumar K . L3 .


1, 2, 3: Department of Pharmacognosy, Padmavathi College of Pharmacy, Periyanahalli, Dharmapuri, Tamilnadu, India

Received Date


Publication Date



Artocarpus hirsutus Lam.,(Wild jack) belonging to the family Moraceae a large evergreen tree up to 70m height, found up to an altitude of 1200M in evergreen India. The wood is straight blackish brown in color; it is very strong tree and has main advantage of lightness. It is used for the treatment of ulcers, diarrhea and pimples. The present study includes Pharmacognostical studies of the bark of Artocarpus hirsutus Lam.

Key words: Artocarpus hirsutus, Pharmacognostical, Sectioning.

Article Outline
1. Introduction
2. Materials and methods
2.1. Collection of specimens
2.2. Sectioning
2.3. Photo micrographs
2.4. Miccroscopical characters
2.5. Powder Microscopy
3. Results and Discussion

Graphical Outline:
powder microscopy of the bark of Artocarpus hirsutus .

Fi-Fibers,Lf-Laticefer, Pa-Parenchyma, Pm-Phellem )

For Correspondence:


Contact: +91 9846535114
Citations available at:

© 2010 Hygeia journal for drugs and medicines. ,All rights reserved. 0975 6221, 2229 3590


  • watch Video
    Collagen Mimetic Peptides
  • watch Video
    Mechanisms and secrets of Alzheimer's disease...
  • watch Video
    Immunotherapy to fight cancer
  • watch Video
    Food Safety Emergency Prevention
  • watch Video
    Tiny worm-like robot could deliver medicine inside body
  • watch Video
    This smart pill could crawl through your body to deliver its medicine
  • watch Video
    Introduction To Nanorobotics: A conversation