Evaluation of phytochemical, physicochemical and biochemical analysis of saaranai ver chooranam (the root of Trianthema decandra linn,) - a Siddha herbal medicine


  • Heamavathi.S Post Graduate, Department of Gunapadam (Pharmacology), Govt Siddha Medical College, Chennai, TN, India
  • Kumar.J Post Graduate, Department of Gunapadam (Pharmacology), Govt Siddha Medical College, Chennai, TN, India
  • Shankar.S Lecturer, PG, Gunapadam Department (Pharmacology), Govt Siddha Medical College, Chennai, TN, India
  • Saravanadevi.M.D Professor, HOD, PG, Gunapadam Department Gunapadam (Pharmacology), Govt Siddha Medical College, Chennai, TN, India
  • Velpandian.V Professor, PG, Gunapadam Department (Pharmacology), Govt Siddha Medical College, Chennai, TN, India




Trianthema decandra root, Vellai saaranai, Saaranai ver chooranam, punarnavi


Abundant herbal remedies separately or in combination have been recommended in various medical treatises for the remedy of different diseases, Trianthema decandra Linn, (Family: Aizoaceae) familiarly known as Vellai Saaranai (Tamil) and Punarnavi (Sanskrit) is a procumbent herb widespread in the tropical and subtropical regions of the world, and also found abundantly in India. It has been widely known in different system of traditional medicines, used efficiently in Siddha for the treatment of diseases and ailments of human beings. The current study aims to endow up-to date standardized data of Saaranai ver chooranam (SVC) indicated for Gunmam with distinct observations such as physicochemical, phytochemical, biochemical, HPTLC, analysis of heavy metal, microbial load, specific pathogen, pesticide residue, aflatoxin parameters were evaluated as per PLIM guidelines, gathered and orchestrated in a prompt manner on this paper, to explore and inspire further ethno-botanical and ethno-pharmacological research and investigations towards drug discovery.


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S, H., K. J, S. S, S. M.D, and V. V. “Evaluation of Phytochemical, Physicochemical and Biochemical Analysis of Saaranai Ver Chooranam (the Root of Trianthema Decandra linn,) - a Siddha Herbal Medicine”. International Journal of Pharmaceutics and Drug Analysis, vol. 10, no. 2, July 2022, pp. 27-37, doi:10.47957/ijpda.v10i2.502.



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