Standardization of wild Krushnatulasi (Ocimum tenuiflorum Linn) Leaf
Background: For acceptance and globalization of Ayurveda there is needed to analyze herbal drugs according to modern techniques. Assessment of complete and accurate pharmacognostical study of herbs used in Ayurveda provides scientific basis of its quality. Objectives: To standardize the Kushnatulasi (Ocimum tenuiflorum Linn/ Ocimum sanctum L) collected from wild. Materials and Methods: The present study includes organoleptic, microscopic physicochemical, phytochemical and chromatographic examination of leaf of Kushnatulasi. Results: macro and microscopic, organoleptic, physicochemical, phytochemical and chromatographic findings are observed as per API in present study. Conclusion: Standardization of Krushnatulasi (Ocimum tenuiflorum Linn) is useful in authentication of genuine drug.
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