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Year : 2010  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 98-101

Standardization of Ajmodadi churna, a polyherbal formulation


Department of Pharmacognosy, Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka, India

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H N Aswatha Ram
Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacognosy, Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal - 576 104, Karnataka
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-8490.62957

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Standardization of herbal formulations is essential in order to assess the quality of drugs, based on the concentration of their active principles. This article reports on standardization of Ajmodadi churna, a polyherbal ayurvedic medicine used as a carminative and an antispasmodic, and is a strong wormifuge, and helps in all painful conditions like sciatica and stiffness in back and also restores normal digestive functions. Ajmodadi churna was prepared as per Ayurvedic Formulary of India. In-house preparation and the marketed drug have been standardized on the basis of organoleptic characters, physical characteristics, and physico-chemical properties. The set parameters were found to be sufficient to evaluate the churna and can be used as reference standards for the quality control/quality assurance laboratory of a Pharmaceutical house.


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