Selective and efficient analytical methods are required not only for quality assurance but also for authentication of herbal formulations. A simple, rapid and valid fingerprint method has been first carried out for estimation of piperine in Amlakyadi churna an herbal formulation. Amlakyadi churna is an important ayurvedic formulation, is official in Ayurvedic formulary of India is combination of four reputed herbs, comprised of the fruits Embelica officinalis, Piper longum, Terminalia chebula and roots of Plumbago zylenica and Sendha namak. The formulation is dispensed for the treatment of digestive impairment, fever and dyspepsia. The estimation was carried out with three laboratory batches and one marketed formulation by spectrophotometric approach at 342.6 nm.
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Tripti Jain, Kamlesh Dashora. Development of fingerprinting method for Amlakyadi Churna: Spectrophotometric approach. Research J. Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry 2012; 4(2): 61-63.