Pharmacognostical Studies on the Bark of Artocarpus hirsutus Lam
Hygeia J. D. Med. Vol.2 (1) 2010, 22-27
Type of Article
Dibinlal . D 1* , Sathish Saker . D2 , Senthil Kumar K . L3 .
1, 2, 3: Department of Pharmacognosy, Padmavathi College of Pharmacy, Periyanahalli, Dharmapuri, Tamilnadu, India
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.
2. Materials and methods
2.1. Collection of specimens
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 )
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