Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Solvent Extraction of Medicinal Compounds from Plants

Solvent Extraction of Medicinal Compounds from Plants 

Extraction for pharmaceutical purposes involves the separation of medicinally active portions of plant or animal tissues from inactive or inert components.  Standardized extraction procedures for crude drugs from plants involve the use of a solvent known as the menstruum to separate the drug from the inactive portion of the plant material. The obtained extract may…

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