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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 4, Issue 1 (2015)

Standardization of Harithaki (Terminalia chebula Retz.) and Trivrit (Operculina turpethum L.) churna: Two important drugs used for purgation in Ayurveda

Author(s): Nidhin PS, Yaligar MG, Arun Raj GR, Koppala Narayana Sunil Kumar, Ravi M
Abstract: Standardization of Ayurvedic formulations is most important for the establishment of its biological activity, its chemical profile and its quality assurance in production and manufacturing of herbal drugs. As such the standardization is a burning topic in Ayurvedic drug manufacture today. Most of the pharmaceutical industries are using substitute drugs instead of authentic drugs. So to prepare best quality drugs it is necessary to authenticate raw drugs. Keeping the current trend in mind, Harithaki (Terminalia chebula Retz.) powder and Trivrit (Operculina turpethum L.) powder were subjected for standardization procedures. From the current study, genuinity indicating parameters for both Harithaki churna (powder) and Trivrit churna were derived.
Pages: 203-209  |  1326 Views  26 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Nidhin PS, Yaligar MG, Arun Raj GR, Koppala Narayana Sunil Kumar, Ravi M. Standardization of Harithaki (Terminalia chebula Retz.) and Trivrit (Operculina turpethum L.) churna: Two important drugs used for purgation in Ayurveda. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2015;4(1):203-209.
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