Botanical Information Bacopa monnieri (L.) Wettst

Synonyms Anisocalyx limnanthiflorus (L.) Hance
Bacopa micromonnieria (Griseb.) B. L. Rob.
Bramia indica Lam.
Bramia micromonnieria (Griseb.) Pennell
Bramia monnieri (L.) Drake
Bramia monnieri (L.) Pennell
Calytriplex obovata Ruiz & Pav.
Capraria monnieria Roxb
Gratiola monnieri (L.) L.
Gratiola portulacacea Weinm.
Gratiola tetrandra Stokes
Habershamia cuneifolia (Michx.) Raf.
Herpestis cuneifolia Michx.
Herpestis micromonnieria Griseb.
Herpestis monnieri (L.) Rothm.
Herpestis monnieri (L.) Kunth
Herpestis procumbens Spreng.
Limosella calycina Forssk.
Lysimachia monnieri L.
Monniera cuneifolia Michx
Septas repens Lour
Common name (en) Water hyssop
Common name (de) Kleines Fettblatt
Common name (es) Hisopo de agua
Common name (fr) Hysope d’eau
Common name (hi) ब्राह्मी
Common name (ja) オトメアゼナ
Common name (ru) Бакопа Монье
Common name (th) พรมมิ
Common name (vi) Rau đắng biển
Common name (zh) 假馬齒莧

Related herbal drug(s)

Centella asiatica (L.) Urb

Sample preparation To 1.0 g of the powdered herbal drug add 10 mL of methanol. Sonicate for 10 min and centrifuge
Mobile phase Dichloromethane, methanol, water 14:6:1 (v/v/v)
Derivatization Derivatize with anisaldehyde reagent, and heat the plate at 100°C for 3 min
System Suitability Test (SST) Under development
Specific marker(s) Under white light, after derivatization
  • madecassoside: a greenish zone at RF ~ 0.19
  • asiaticoside: a blue-violet zone at RF ~ 0.28
  • bacopaside I: a red-violet zone at RF ~ 0.31
  • bacopaside II: a red-violet zone at RF ~ 0.44
  • bacoside A3: a violet zone at RF ~ 0.44
  • bacopasaponin C: a purple-red zone at RF ~ 0.47
  • bacopaside X: a red-violet zone at RF ~ 0.48
  • madecassic acid: a blue zone at RF ~ 0.70
  • asiatic acid: a blue zone at RF ~ 0.77
  • bacosine: a pink zone at RF ~ 0.87
HPTLC Chromatograms (different origin(s))
HPTLC Chromatograms (related drug(s))