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Table 5 Fluorescence analysis of Aralia cachemirica leaf

From: Pharmacognostic standardization of Aralia cachemirica: a comparative study

S.No. Reagents Visible light UV 254 nm UV 366 nm
1 Powder drug Dull green Dark black Light black
2 Powder drug + distilled water Olive green Reddish green Gray green
3 Powder drug + 10% aq. sodium hydroxide Yellowish green Light red green Grayish
4 Powder drug + ammonia Light green Orange Greena
5 Powder drug + conc. sulfuric acid Reddish black Dark orange Grayish green
6 Powder drug + sulfuric acid + water Light green Light orange Brownish green
7 Powder drug + conc. hydrochloric acid Blackish green Orange gray Light black
8 Powder drug + hydrochloric acid + water Dark olive Brownish orange Grayish black
9 Powder drug + conc. nitric acid Orange Light orange Light greena
10 Powder drug + nitric acid + water Light orange Dark orange Dark gray
11 Powder drug + iodine Brownish green Moderate orange Grayish black
12 Powder drug + 5% ferric chloride Black green Blackish orange Dark grayish
13 Powder drug + picric acid Yellow green Grayish orange Black gray
14 Powder drug + picric acid + water Light yellow green Light orange Blackish gray
15 Powder drug + glacial acetic acid Light brown green Orange blackish Bluish greena
16 Powder drug + petroleum ether Moderate olive green Grayish orange Grayish white
17 Powder drug + chloroform Light olive Light orange Reddish black
18 Powder drug + ethyl acetate Mild yellow green Grayish black Dark orangea
19 Powder drug + methanol Deep yellow green Light orange Grayish green
20 Powder drug + 5% potassium dichromate Reddish brown Light orange Orangea
21 Powder drug + alcoholic potassium hydroxide Strong olive green Blackish orange Grayish black
  1. aDiagnostic color