STANDARDIZATION OF POONARNAVASHTAK KVATHA GHANA VATI - AN AYURVEDIC FORMULATION
Dr. Amit C. Firke* and Dr. Sayali S. Waghulde
Quality assurance is an integral part of all systems of medicine to ensure quality medicament. Thus, there is an urgent need to evaluate such parameters which can be adopted by the pharmaceutical industries. In the communication, attempts have been made to standardize Poonarnavashtak kwath Ghana Vati, an Ayurvedic compound formulation. Standardization and quality control of Ayurvedic formulations is necessary to ensure their quality, strength, purity and authenticity. Present work deals with physico-chemical analysis, high performance thin layer chromatography (HPTLC), microbial limit test and heavy metals analysis of Poonarnavashtak kwath Ghana Vati. The outcomes of the research confirm to the need of ensuring quality and safety of Ayurvedic medicines.
Keywords: Poonarnavashtak kwath Ghana Vati, Drug standardization, HPTLC fingerprint.
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