Effect Of Geographical Variation On Contents Of Tannic Acid, Gallic Acid, Chebulinic Acid And Ethyl Gallate In Terminalia Chebula Fruits

Author(s): K.Jayaram Kumar

Terminalia chebula has been mentioned in traditional system of medicine for many diseases. This paper presents a scientific method for establishing its uses based on composition of various chemical constituents. H.P.L.C method has been developed for simultaneous estimation of tannic acid, gallic acid, chebulinic acid and ethyl gallate in different samples of Terminalia chebula. The results have shown a considerable change in these phyto nutrients in different samples of fruits of Terminalia chebula, which gives a new direction into scientific basis of its traditional uses.

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