Natural Products Chemistry & Research

ISSN - 2329-6836

Danmalam UH

Danmalam UH


  • Research Article
    Pharmacognostic Studies of the Stem Bark of Detarium Microcarpum-Guill. and Perr. (Fabaceae)
    Author(s): Abubakar Sani, Agunu A, Danmalam UH and Ibrahim HajaraAbubakar Sani, Agunu A, Danmalam UH and Ibrahim Hajara

    Parts of the plant or the plant as a whole has been used in most parts of the world for the treatment of various ailments; either as topical applications to treat skin diseases or prepared into infusion, decoctions or even concoctions with other herbs and consumed to either alleviate pains or treat other diseases like malaria, pile, bacterial infective HIV etc. In an attempt to standardize this plant, the pharmacognostic studies were carried out on its stem bark. Preliminary processing of the plant material was done. The stem cuttings were debarked and the barks dried in an open air under shade. The macroscopical examinations were done. The dried plant materials was then powdered using morter and pistil. The anatomical sections and powdered samples of the plant parts were investigated for their microscopical profiles. These revealed the presence of phloem .. View More»

    DOI: 10.4172/2329-6836.S1-004

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