Renjini Haridas, Zaheer Ahmed N, Rampratap Meena, Murugeswaran R
Male inflorescence of Pandanus odoratissimus L. is used in Unani medicine. In Unani system, therapeutic uses of this inflorescence are against hepatic debility, cerebral asthenia, cardiac debility, weakness of vision, measles, small pox, leprosy, palpitation, gout, migraine, body ache, low backache, Otalgia. Pharmacognostical characterizations were carried out through macroscopic and microscopic evaluation. From pharmacognostic analysis the result proved the presence of phytoconstituents and crystals. This study will give a general view of inflorescence of P. odoratissimus anatomy and also ensuring quality formulations in future.
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