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Botanical and phytochemical studies on roots of Berberis umbellata Wall. ex G. Don

@inproceedings{Singh2012BotanicalAP,
  title={Botanical and phytochemical studies on roots of Berberis umbellata Wall. ex G. Don},
  author={Richa Singh and Shashi Shankar Tiwari and Sharad Srivastava and Ajay Kumar Singh Rawat},
  year={2012}
}
Berberis umbellata Wall. ex G. Don (Family—Berberidaceae) commonly known as Himalayan Barberry is an important medicinal plant used in Ayurvedic System of Medicine for treating eye disorders, fever, jaundice, skin diseases, etc. The present study provides macro- and microscopical characters, physico-chemical details such as total ash, acid-insoluble ash, hexane, alcohol and water soluble extractive, tannins, sugar and starch percentages. The percentage of berberine as berberine chloride was… 

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