ANALYSIS OF VAMANAYOGA (A POLYHERBAL COMPOUND FORMULATION) THROUGH PHYSICO-CHEMICAL AND HPTLC STUDY
Dr. Sumedh Paikrao* and Dr. A. B. Thakar
Background: Vamanayoga (a fix mixture of vamak-dravyas) is commonly used in Ayurvedic Panchakarma therapeutics for Vamana procedure since centuries to treat pathological conditions like Lipid disorders, Skin disorders, Metabolic syndromes, Obesity etc. Vamanayoga is routinely prescribed one among compound poly herbal formulation containing Madanaphalapippali, Vacha, Saindhava, Madhu as an ingredient for Vamana (Therapeutic Vomoting). Method: In current work, Vamanayoga was evaluated for their organoleptic, physico-chemical and HPTLC analysis. Results and Conclusion: Results obtained in physico-chemical parameters of Vamanayoga are within limit mentioned by Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia of India. HPTLC profile of Vamanayoga showed differentiation in number of spots.
Keywords: Ayurveda, Chromatograph, HPTLC, Physicochemical analysis, Vamanayoga.
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