STANDARDIZATION OF A CLASSICAL SIDDHA POLY HERBAL FORMULATION “NANNARI MATHIRAI” THROUGH ORGANOLEPTIC CHARACTER, PHYSIOCHEMICAL AND PHYTOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS
Monika T.*, Ilavarasi L., Abinaya T., Saravanadevi M. D., Karolin Daisy Rani R., Meenakumari R.
Organoleptic character, physiochemical and phytochemical analysis of a Siddha poly herbal drug Nannari mathirai which is widely used to treat Hepatic diseases such as Jaundice etc. Many infectious diseases were cured by single herbs as well as poly herbal remedies throughout the history of mankind. Standardization of the drug brings the validation to be used as a medicine by subjecting the drug to many analyses and determining its quality and effectiveness. Standardization includes many studies such as its organoleptic properties, physical characteristics, physicochemical, phytochemical properties and also to assess the active principles and elements present in the drug. In the preparation of Nannari mathirai each drug has the action to treat against Jaundice. This action is due to the presence of various compounds includes glycosides, tannins, alkanes, amides, alkyl halides, nitro compounds, aromatics, aliphatic amines etc., Due to the change in our lifestyle, we are all exposed to many unknown diseases. Siddha medicine includes Herbal, Metals, Minerals, Marine living organisms. Nowadays Standardisation of traditional medicines is much important for establishing the biological activity. The results are indicative of active ingredients responsible for therapeutic effect of Nannari mathirai, therefore this study leads to the evidence for future clinical studies.
Keywords: Siddha, Herbs, Nannari mathirai, Physicochemical, Phytochemical and Standardize.
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