Vol. 6, Issue 2 (2017)
Qualitative analysis of praval bhasma bynamburi phased spot test
Author(s): Dr. Suman Lata, Dr. Nidhi Garg and Dr. Akhil Jain
Abstract: Praval Bhasma is unique preparation which is traditionally used as antipyretic, antiulcer, antacid and treatment of bone metabolic disorders associated with calcium deficiency. A study was conducted to analyze the fineness, proper preparation and quality of the Bhasma using organo-leptic and Namburi phased Spot Test (NPST). NPST method is newly introduced in the field of Ayurvedic pharmaceutical standardization accepted by CCRAS. The Namburi phased Spot Test (NPST), a spot test based on chemical reaction, is a technique for quality assessment of a Sindura and bhasma. Shodhana (purification) of Praval was done in sarjika- kshar by Dolayantra vidhi for 3 hours and bhawana of Godugdha (cow milk) given to form Praval Bhasma. Then subjected to organo-leptic and Namburi phased Spot Test (NPST) Analysis. The analysis was observed in three phases from 0 to 24hrs and compared with standard protocol. The prepared Praval Bhasma gave results in accordance to NPST standards.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Suman Lata, Dr. Nidhi Garg and Dr. Akhil Jain. Qualitative analysis of praval bhasma bynamburi phased spot test. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 2017; 6(2): 114-116.