Evaluation of Ayurvedic formulation for Pharmacognostic parameters, Phytochemical screening, and acute toxicity

  • Hansraj Singh 1. School of Pharmaceutical Science, Shri Venkateshwara University, Amroha, U.P., India
  • Manish Dev Indoria Department of Pharmacy, Maharishi Arvind University , Jaipur, Raj 302041
  • Gaurav Saxena 2. GNIT College of Pharmacy, Greater Noida, U.P., India
  • Nitin Kumar School of Pharmaceutical Science, Shri Venkateshwara University, Amroha, U.P., India
  • Nutan Kumari HIMT College of Pharmacy, Greater Noida, U. P., India

Abstract

In this age, there is an urgent need to meticulously examine the present indisputable conclusion on traditional herbal medicines, which are used for a favourable outcome for various maladies. Therefore the current investigation aimed to formulate traditional Ayurvedic medicine  Amrtabhallataka Ghrta. (ABG) and evaluate it for pharmacognostic, phytochemistry and acute toxicity on Wistar rats. The organoleptic and microscopical features of Semecarpus anacardium were studied. Further, Bhallantaka nut was evaluated for phytochemical constituents. After the Shodhana process, Amrtabhallataka Ghrita was prepared. Further Ghrita was analysed for its organoleptic, physicochemical features and screened its acute toxicity in Wistar rats. The progress in analytical methodologies could serve as a specific basis for examination in herbal drug technology, thereby, aid the Ayurvedic industry to lay down quality standards and parameters, for the establishment of therapeutic efficacy, safety and purity of herbal drugs.


Keywords: Semecarpus anacardium, Ghrita Standardization, Herbal ghee, Ayurvedic medicine Acute Toxicity

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Author Biographies

Hansraj Singh, 1. School of Pharmaceutical Science, Shri Venkateshwara University, Amroha, U.P., India
  1. School of Pharmaceutical Science, Shri Venkateshwara University, Amroha, U.P., India
Manish Dev Indoria, Department of Pharmacy, Maharishi Arvind University , Jaipur, Raj 302041

Department of Pharmacy,  Maharishi Arvind University , Jaipur, Raj 302041 

Gaurav Saxena, 2. GNIT College of Pharmacy, Greater Noida, U.P., India
  1. GNIT College of Pharmacy, Greater Noida, U.P., India
Nitin Kumar, School of Pharmaceutical Science, Shri Venkateshwara University, Amroha, U.P., India

School of Pharmaceutical Science, Shri Venkateshwara University, Amroha, U.P., India

Nutan Kumari, HIMT College of Pharmacy, Greater Noida, U. P., India

HIMT College of Pharmacy, Greater Noida, U. P., India

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Singh, H., Indoria, M. D., Saxena, G., Kumar, N., & Kumari, N. (2019). Evaluation of Ayurvedic formulation for Pharmacognostic parameters, Phytochemical screening, and acute toxicity. Journal of Drug Delivery and Therapeutics, 9(2-s), 445-450. https://doi.org/10.22270/jddt.v9i2-s.2566