MORINGA OLEIFERA AS A PHARMACEUTICAL EXCIPIENT


Uphadek B., Shinkar D. M., Patil P. B., Saudagar R. B.

Abstract


Plant gums and mucilages are being used due to their abundance in nature, safety and economy. Additives play an important role in pharmaceutical preparations like tablet, lotions, suspensions, syrups and ointments. Recent trends towards the use of the natural and nontoxic products which demand the replacement of synthetic excipients with natural ones. Moringaoleifera gum has good mucoadhesive polymer, disintegrating agent and binder. Moringa Oleiferagum show that it has high potential for industrial application especially in the food, textile and pharmaceutical industries.


Keywords


Gums, Mucilages, Additives, Mucoadhesive, Moringa Oleifera

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Title

MORINGA OLEIFERA AS A PHARMACEUTICAL EXCIPIENT

Keywords

Gums, Mucilages, Additives, Mucoadhesive, Moringa Oleifera

DOI

10.22159/ijcpr.2018v10i2.25883

Date

15-03-2018

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Journal

International Journal of Current Pharmaceutical Research
Vol 10, Issue 2 (Mar-Apr), 2018 Page: 13-16

Online ISSN

0975-7066

Authors & Affiliations

Uphadek B.
Department of Pharmaceutics, R. G. Sapkal College of Pharmacy, Anjaneri 422213, Nasik, Maharashtra, India

Shinkar D. M.
Department of Pharmaceutics, R. G. Sapkal College of Pharmacy, Anjaneri 422213, Nasik, Maharashtra, India

Patil P. B.
Department of Pharmaceutics, R. G. Sapkal College of Pharmacy, Anjaneri 422213, Nasik, Maharashtra, India

Saudagar R. B.
Department of Pharmaceutics, R. G. Sapkal College of Pharmacy, Anjaneri 422213, Nasik, Maharashtra, India


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