Volume No. :   5

Issue No. :  2

Year :  2013

ISSN Print :  0975-234X

ISSN Online :  0975-4377


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Development of quality control parameters of an ayurvedic formulation: ‘Ashwagandhadi Churna’

Address:   Mukesh Sharma1, Nisha Amit2, Kushagra Nagori1, Sonam Soni1, Shoyeb1, Khushboo1
1Rungta College of Pharmaceutical Science and Research, Kurud, Bhilai-490026 (Chhattisgarh) India.
2Kalyan PG College, Sec-7, Bhilai, 490006 (Chhattisgarh) India.
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Ayurveda is known as the oldest healing science. Ashwagandhadi Churna is important in management of digestive and respiratory disturbances of all body types. It is useful for any imbalance in the muscles as it both reduces inflammation and strengthens muscle tone. It is having different ingredient which are having a wide range of uses in health maintenance. The quality control of Ashwagandhadi Churna which will assist the regulatory authorities, scientific organizations and manufacturer in developing standards. Ashwagandhadi Churna (AC1) is consist of the fine powders of Ashwagandha and Vidhara in the ratio of 1:1. It is best remedy in tissues Debility, low body weight, emaciation, deficient haemoglobin, anaemia, post-convalescent weakness, athletic exertion. Ashwagandhadi Churna sample was prepared in laboratory according to Ayurvedic formulary. This was evaluated by comparative analysis with the marketed formulations (AC2 and AC3) for their extractive values (ethanol and distilled water), Micromeritic parameters (bulk density, true density, angle of repose and Carr’s Index) and Phytochemical evaluation. We also found the extractive values of Ashwagandhadi Churna (AC1, AC2 and AC3) in water and ethanol respectively indicating the presence of almost polar and semi polar constituents in Ashwagandhadi Churna. These analytical findings and data analysis revels that parameters like extractive values, presence of phytoconstituents and micromeritic parameters all remains in close proximity for each batch of the Ashwagandhadi Churna.
Quality control, Ayurvedic formulation, Ashwagandhadi Churna.
Mukesh Sharma, Nisha Amit, Kushagra Nagori, Sonam Soni, Shoyeb, Khushboo. Development of quality control parameters of an ayurvedic formulation: ‘Ashwagandhadi Churna. Research J. Pharma. Dosage Forms and Tech. 2013; 5(2): 91-94.
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