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Studies on bio crystals and its extraction from the plants Oxalis growing in Jharkhand

Sumit Kumar Pathaka*, Sanjay Kumar Hembromb & Jyoti Kumarb
aDepartment of Botany, Yogoda Satsanga Mahavidyalaya, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
bUniversity Department of Botany, Ranchi University, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
Received : 12th June, 2021 ; Revised : 13th July, 2021

Abstract-The presence of crystals of various shapes and size are common in the ground cells of mid-rib among the four different species of Oxalis. Crystals were confirmed by X-ray diffraction. For aqueous extraction of crystals plant petioles and leaves were used. The studies indicate that dietary oxalate crystals are harmful, but by the ethnomedicinal information; crystals may be used for mankind as Omniderm cream or gel for various external uses.

Key words: Crystals, Ethenomedicinal, Extraction, Oxalis, Oxalate

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