Phytochemistry of Plants of Genus Ocimum: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Phytochemistry of Plants of Genus Ocimum

1st Edition

By Brijesh Kumar, Vikas Bajpai, Surabhi Tiwari, Renu Pandey

CRC Press

96 pages | 14 B/W Illus.

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Ocimum species has been used as traditional remedy for various ailments such as arthritis, bronchitis, cold, conjunctivitis, diarrhoea, dysentery, flatulence and healing wounds, lowering blood sugar level. Ocimum species are characterized by variations in their morphology such as leaf shape, size and pigmentation, which cause differences in chemical composition and affect the commercial value of this genus. This book describes phytochemical investigations of Ocimum species using LC-MS/MS instruments to study qualitative and quantitative variation of phytochemicals in different Ocimum species.


  • Presents collection of Ayurvedic features and scientific analytical and pharmacological evidence of most important medicinal plants of genus Ocimum
  • Uses chemical signatures for identification of Ocimum species
  • Easy to use analytical procedure for quality control of plants of Ocimum species and its herbal products

Table of Contents

Introduction. Rapid screening of phytochemicals in Ocimum species. Quantitation of bioactive phytochemicals in Ocimum species and its marketed herbal formulations using UHPLC-MS. Conclusion. References.

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Phytochemical Investigations of Medicinal Plants

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Pharmacology
SCIENCE / Chemistry / General