Standardization of Rajanyadi curna: An ayurvedic preparation

Deshpande, Rupali and Shastry, Chandrashekara Shreedhara and Setty, Holavana Hally Nanjundaiah Aswatha Ram (2014) Standardization of Rajanyadi curna: An ayurvedic preparation. Ancient Science of Life, 33 (3). pp. 144-148.

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Background: Rajanyādi cūrṇa (RC) is an ayurvedic classical preparation used in the treatment of digestive disorders, fever, jaundice, anemia, and asthma. We seek to standardize this drug to ensure its quality. Objective: The current investigation was aimed at the preparation of cūrna in three batches so as to standardize it. Materials and Methods: The cūrna was prepared in-house in three different batches according to directions given in The Ayurvedic Formulary of India. The cūrna was evaluated based on organoleptic characters, physical characteristics, and physico-chemical parameters. High performance thin layer chromatography was carried out for the quantification of curcumin. Results: The parameters were found to be comparable and sufficient for the evaluation of the cūrna. Conclusion: Ayurvedic medicine, RC has been standardized using the various parameters and can be incorporated while developing the pharmacopoeial standards.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: High performance thin layer chromatography; physicochemical; Rajanyādi cūrna; standardization.
Subjects: Pharmacy > MCOPS Manipal > Pharmacognosy
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 29 Nov 2014 09:17
Last Modified: 29 Nov 2014 09:17

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