STANDARDIZATION OF SAPTA AVARTHITA ASHWAGANDHA GHRITA FORMULATION BY TLC METHOD
Dr. Manjiri N. Patil* and Dr. Nitin Patil
Ghrita is one of the Ayurvedic drugs that contain ghee as the base to dissolve or extract or hold the active therapeutic principles from the ingredients. Ghritas are medicated ghee preparations containing the fat-soluble components of the ingredients used in these preparations. The principle of preparation is the protracted boiling of ghee with prescribed kashayas (decoctions) and kalkas (a fine paste of the drug/drugs) to dehydration or near dehydration thereby effecting the transference of the fat-soluble principles to the ghrita, from the drug ingredients or kashayas or swarasas as the case may be according to the formulation.
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