PREPARATION AND STANDARDIZATION OF NUTRACEUTICAL LOZENGES
Kolavali Yalla Reddy*, D. Amulya, Dr. P.V. Murali Krishna and D.Venkata Narayana
Nutraceuticals are food or part of food that provides health benefits including the prevention and/or treatment of a disease. This treats heart failure, cancer, hypertension and diabetis. The nutraceutical lozenges contain Antioxidants, Polyunsaturated fatty acids, Prebiotics, Probiotics, Omega-3-fatty acids and Dietary fibres. Nutraceutical lozenges are solid dosage forms provided the drug as well as absorbed through the buccal linings or when it is swallowed these medicated dosage form intended to be sucked and held in mouth or pharynx. Standardization of formulations is essential in order to assess the quality based on the concentration of their active principles. The present research work on standardization of Nutraceutical lozenges is used to sore throat. In this herbal formulation consists of Zingiber officinalis, Glycyrrhiza glabra, Coriandrum sativum, Apis mellifera, Citrus limonsis, Ocimum sanctum, Curcuma Longa, Piper Nigrum, The lozenges is one of the best remedy for sore throat etc. The quality of herbal formulations is assessing their acceptability in modern system of medicine against various throat diseases. In this study organoleptic, ash, extractive values, phytochemical screening, and physical characteristics like determination of Weight variation test, Friability test, Hardness test, In vitro mouth Dissolving Time, Drug Content.
Keywords: Nutraceutical, Antioxidants, Lozenges , Apis mellifera, Drug Content, etc.
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