STANDARDISATION AND PHYTOCHEMICAL SCREENING OF TRADITIONAL FORMULATION


Sri Kamatchi Priya Ramamoorthy, Diwakar Manickam, Samu Subramaniam, Shyama Subramaniam

Abstract


Objective: The main objective of this study is to standardise and evaluate traditional formulation both qualitatively and quantitatively on the basis of organoleptic characteristics, physical characteristics, physiochemical properties and phytochemical screening.

Methods: Traditional formulation (TF) containing seven traditionally used herbs were collected from local areas and market. The plants were washed, air-dried and coarsely powdered. The aqueous extract was prepared as per literature, and various physiochemical, phytochemical screening was done.

Results: The organoleptic character shows the drug with greenish colour, slightly bitter taste and characteristic odour. The physiochemical properties show the appropriate pH and the solubility of TF. Secondary metabolites like phenolic compounds and flavonoids are present abundantly in aqueous extract than in other extracts.

Conclusion: Our studies suggests that TF contains medicinally important secondary metabolites which has disease protective properties. This study will help in the progression of a suitable monograph, determining the quality and purity of a crude extract and laying down pharmacopoeia standards for the formulation.


Keywords


Traditional formulations, Organoleptic character, Physiochemical, Phytochemical screening.

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Title

STANDARDISATION AND PHYTOCHEMICAL SCREENING OF TRADITIONAL FORMULATION

Keywords

Traditional formulations, Organoleptic character, Physiochemical, Phytochemical screening.

DOI

10.22159/ijcpr.2017v9i1.16617

Date

31-12-2016

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International Journal of Current Pharmaceutical Research
Vol 9, Issue 1, 2017 Page: 70-74

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0975-7066

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Sri Kamatchi Priya Ramamoorthy
Department of Biochemistry, Regenix Super Speciality Laboratories, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India

Diwakar Manickam
Department of Biochemistry, Regenix Super Speciality Laboratories, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India

Samu Subramaniam
Head of the Department, Department of Biochemistry, Regenix Super Speciality Laboratories, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India

Shyama Subramaniam
Consultant, Lab Services, Apollo Hospital, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India


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