Medico-botanical and chemical standardization of Barham Dandi (Tricholepis chaetolepis(Boiss) Rech. f.), a pharmaceutical herbal drug and its adulterants has been carried out. The study includes parameters such as macro-micromorphology of species, pollen (SEM), organoleptography, fluorescence analysis (UV and IR) and certain physico-chemical aspects that is flavonoids finger printing by 2 D thin layer chromatography. The study revealed that by using physico-chemical and taxonomic markers, one can detect the adulteration in herbal raw material for pharmaceutical industries for safe and effective drug preparation.
Key words: Tricholepis chaetolepis, medico-botanical, chemical, standardization, pharmaceutical.
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