NAMBOORI SPOT BIPHASIC TEST - A BRIEF REVIEW
Dr. Ujwala Ashokrao Jadhao*, Dr. Mamta Biyani and Dr. Nalini R. Hedaoo
In the flow of time most of important and simple analytical techniques are being neglected unknowingly due to lack of its documentation and literature available. So this review article is small effort to put light on the most important and simple technique for qualitative analysis of Rasa dravyas. The technique is invented by Dr Hanumantrao Namboori in 1970 known as NPST or Namburi spot biphasic test. In this technique, the very identical spot of the test drug is formed on chemical reacting paper with different colour and shape with the three successive phases at specific time interval. The detail methodology is decribed in the review article. This article may provide the basic knowledge regarding NPST technique for qualitative analysis of drugs.
Keywords: NPST, Namburi biphasic test, Spot test, qualitative analysis.
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