PHYSICOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS OF PRAPAUNDRIKADI GHRITA – A POLYHERBAL AYURVEDIC FORMULATION
In the period of commercialization quality control and standardization of herbal expression is essential in order to assess the quality of medicines for remedial value. Prapaundrikadi Ghrita is a ghee-grounded Ayurvedic valuable expression for the treatment of all kinds of injuries by external operation set up in classical textbooks of Ayurveda. In this study, an attempt has been made to develop a standard for Prapaundrikadi Ghrita. It was prepared by standard laboratory reference of the Ayurvedic formulary of India in Shalya Tantra Department, Faculty of Ayurveda, Institute of Medical Sciences Banaras Hindu University. The physicochemical tests were performed on the sample of Prapaundrikadi Ghrita in solubility, acid value, saponification value, iodine value, total adipose matter, melting point, density, etc. Data has been handed to demonstrate the connection of the styles to the standardization of Prapaundrikadi Ghrita.
KEYWORDS:- Prapaundrikadi, Ghrita, Polyherbal, Ayurveda