Phytochemistry of Plants from Genus Rauvolfia

1st Edition

Brijesh Kumar, Sunil Kumar, Vikas Bajpai, KP Madhusudanan

CRC Press
April 1, 2020 Forthcoming
Reference - 96 Pages - 16 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780367857523 - CAT# 345277
Series: Phytochemical Investigations of Medicinal Plants

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Summary

Rauvolfia species, commonly known as Sarpagandha has been traditionally used in Ayurveda for curing high blood pressure, hypertension, snake bites, feverish illnesses and insanity. Due to its wide variety and differences in chemical composition it is necessary to develop an efficient and reliable method, for rapid screening and determination of phytochemicals in extracts of Rauwolfia species. This book will provide qualitative and quantitative comparative phytochemical investigations of selected medicinal plants from Rauwolfia genus using LC-MS techniques. The results will help in assuring the efficacy and safety of Rauvolfia herbal products.

Features:

  • Presents collection of Ayurvedic features and scientific evidence of an important medicinal plant.
  • Discusses chemical signatures for identification of Sarpagandha and its products.
  • Easy to use analytical procedure for quality control of Rauvolfia and its products.

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