STANDARDIZATION OF ‘BHUNIMBADI CHURNA’ – AN AYURVEDIC POLYHERBAL FORMULATIONAbstract
Standardization of herbal formulation is essential in order to assess the quality of drugs for therapeutic value. The present work is an attempt to standardize ‘Bhunimbadi Churna’, an Ayurvedic polyherbal formulation, used in fever and diabetics etc. The various parameters performed included organoleptic characteristics, physico-chemical parameter, physical characteristics of Churna, preliminary phytochemical, Heavy metal and Microbial analysis and high performance thin layer chromatography (HPTLC) analysis. 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.
B.C. Patel* and N.M. Patel
Research Scholar (Reg No- 1540), Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University, Patan, Gujarat, India
06 June, 2013
30 July, 2013
26 September, 2013
01 October, 2013