Portulaca oleracea Linn, belongs to family Portulaceae and is a widely distributed weed. It has been used as a folk medicine in many countries as diuretics, febrifuge, antiseptic, antispasmodic and vermifuge. This paper deals with the microscopic study of leaf; stem and root of Portulaca oleracea, along with the physico-chemical and preliminary phytochemical analyses that were also studied.
Kumar, B. S. A., Prabhakarn, V., Lakshman, K., Nandeesh, R., Subramanyam, P., Khan, S., Ranganayakalu, D., & Krishna, N. V. (2008). Pharmacognostical studies of Portulaca oleracea Linn. Brazilian Journal of Pharmacognosy, 18(4), 527-531. https://doi.org/10.1590/S0102-695X2008000400005