DEVELOPMENT OF QUALITY STANDARDS OF VATARI CHURNA: A POLYHERBAL FORMULATIONAbstract
India is a landmark for traditional system of medicine from past few centuries. Most of the medicines are effective but only one major drawback is lack of standardization. So, there is a need to develop a standardization technique to mingle this system of medicine in the main stream of health science. Standardization of herbal formulations is essential in order to assess the quality of drugs, based on the concentration of their active principles. The present work is an attempt to standardize Vatari Churna, a traditional formulation, used in rheumatoid arthritis. Marketed and in-house preparation was used for the study. The various parameters performed included organoleptic characteristics, physical characteristics physicochemical. The results obtained may be considered as tools for assistance to the regulatory authorities, scientific organizations and manufacturers for developing standard formulation of great efficacy.
V. Sharma, K. Agarwal*, J. Maithani, and D. NandaDev Bhoomi Institute of Pharmacy & Research, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
Dev Bhoomi Institute of Pharmacy & Research, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
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01 August, 2012