Botanical Information Cyperus scariosus R. Br. (under development)

Synonyms Cyperus corymbosus var. scariosus (R.Br.) Kük.
Common name (en) Cypriol
Common name (hi) नागरमोथा

Sample preparation Take 100 g accurately weighed, powdered drug in a 2 L round bottomed flask and add 1 L of water to it. Subject the mixture to hydrodistillation in a Clevenger's apparatus for 6 h and note the volume (2 mL) of the oil collected. Dissolve the oil in n-hexane and pass the hexane layer through anhydrous sodium sulphate and make up the volume to 10 mL with n-hexane
Mobile phase n-Hexane, ethyl acetate 10:0.5 (v/v)
Derivatization Spray with anisaldehyde reagent, and heat the plate at 110°C for 5-10 min