Volume No. :   5

Issue No. :  1

Year :  2013

ISSN Print :  0975-2331

ISSN Online :  0975-4385


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Evaluation of Quality Control Parameters for Srngyadi Churna– A Potential Ayurvedic Formulation

Address:   A. K. Meena2, G.V. Simha1, A.K. Mangal1, R. Sannd1, P. Panda3, M. M. Rao4 and M. M. Padhi5
1National Institute of Ayurvedic Pharmaceutical Research, Moti Bagh Road, Patiala,
2National Research Institute for Ayurveda - Siddha Human Resource Development, Gwalior
3National Research Institute of Ayurvedic Drug Development, Bhubaneswar
4Ayurveda Central Research Institute - New Delhi (India) 5Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences, New Delhi-110058, (India)
*Corresponding Author

Standardization of Ayurvedic formulations is essential in order to assess the quality, purity, safety and efficacy of drugs based on the amounts of their active principles. The present research work is an attempt to standardize “Srngyadi Churna” an ayurvedic polyherbal formulation used in the treatment of cough, asthma and fever. The formulation was prepared in institute pharmacy as per Ayurvedic formulary of India, Part- I guide lines and attempts to evaluate the organoleptic characters, phamacognostic study and physicochemical parameters like pH, Loss on drying at 105°C, Water soluble extract, Alcohol soluble extract, Total Ash, Acid insoluble ash and TLC. The study revealed specific identities for crude drug taken which will be useful in identification and control to adulterations of the drugs.
Srngyadi Churna, Standardization, Ayurveda, Asthama, Formulation
A. K. Meena, G.V. Simha, A.K. Mangal, R. Sannd, P. Panda, M. M. Rao, M. M. Padhi. Evaluation of Quality Control Parameters for Srngyadi Churna– A Potential Ayurvedic Formulation. Research Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 2013; 5(1): 42-46.
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