Evaluation of standardization parameter of polyherbal digestive “churna”

Abhishek Bhardwaj, K. K. Jha, A. Panka, Anuj, Bhuvnesh Singh, Neelanchal Trivedi Agarwal, Bhuvnesh Singh, Neelanchal Trivedi


The development in these traditional systems of medicine leads to maintain proper quality of
the product. India is rich in its flora and fauna. These plants are being used for curing many
diseases as such in raw condition rather the being prepared as formulation. Churana is defined
as a fine powder of drug or drugs in Ayurvedic system of medicine. Drugs mentioned in
patha, are cleaned properly, dried thoroughly, pulverised and then sieved. The churana is free
flowing and retains its potency for one year, if preserved in air tight containers. Churna
formulations are similar to powder formulations in Allopathic system of medicine. In recent
days churna is formulated into tablets in order to fix the dose easily. The churana was
evaluated depending on various evaluation parameters and from the results obtained it was
found to be within the standards. These preliminary tests can be prescribed as standards to fix
the quality control test the churana and can be used in routine analysis of the same. The can
also be used to perform quality control and quality assurance in the laboratory.


Polyherbal, Churana, Formulation

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.30750/ijpbr.5.2.8


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