Pharmacognostic research on Viola tricolor L. (Violaceae).

  title={Pharmacognostic research on Viola tricolor L. (Violaceae).},
  author={Anca Toiu and E Muntean and Ilioara Oniga and Oliviu Voștinaru and M. Tamas},
  journal={Revista medico-chirurgicala a Societatii de Medici si Naturalisti din Iasi},
  volume={113 1},
UNLABELLED In this study we analyzed the chemical composition and we evaluated the diuretic activity of aerial parts of V. tricolor L. MATERIAL AND METHODS For saponins and mucilages we have performed gravimetric methods, whereas for carotenoids, spectrophotometric determinations and HPLC analysis were performed. We studied the diuretic activity of tincture, using furosemide as the reference drug in male Wistar-Bratislava rats. RESULTS We established the content in saponins (5.98… CONTINUE READING