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Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical Analysis
Year : 2016, Volume : 6, Issue : 1
First page : ( 1) Last page : ( 6)
Print ISSN : 2231-5667. Online ISSN : 2231-5675.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2231-5675.2016.00001.6

Comparative Standardization Study of Two Marketed Shatavari Churna Formulation

Vakhariya Rohan R.*, Talokar Swati, Dhole Archana R., Dr. Mohite S.K., Dr. Magdum C.S.

Rajarambapu College of Pharmacy, Kasegaon. 415404

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Online published on 2 April, 2016.


Majority of Ayurvedic practitioners uses traditional herbal preparations for their treatment purposes made by them. So it is necessary to improve safety of herbal drugs by developing certain quality control parameters and by following the WHO guidelines for herbal medicines. Our adulteration. Now days, old methods are necessary but there are lots of limitations to these methods due to shortage of many drugs, unavailability or limited source, adulteration, lack of knowledge of drug identification and adverse effects of drugs etc. Standardization of herbal formulation is essential in order to assess the quality of drugs for therapeutic value. The World Health Organization (WHO) in 1999 has given a detail protocol for the standardization of herbal drugs comprising of a single content, but very little literature is available for the standardization of Shatavari Churna. Two marketed preparations were used for the study. Performed the various parameters including organoleptic characteristics and physicochemical parameters. The set parameters were found to be sufficient to standardize the Shatavari Churna.



Traditional, Standardization, Shatavari Churna, Physicochemical parameters.


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