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Formulation of Viburnum erubescens root asava and its physico-chemical standardization

The roots of Viburnum erubescens belonging to the family Adoxaceae is collected from Nilgiri hills of Tamil Nadu and authentificated. Following a successive extraction and a primary organic analysis, it has been known to contain phenolic compounds as its principal phytoconstituents in their hydroalcoholic fraction. . The crude drug (Patha) was formulated in to an asava using conventional anaerobic fermentation process for about 90 days. Apart from some traditional methods of standardization of asava, a new approach was made to select about thirteen numbers of physical, physic-chemical including organoleptic and primary organic analysis and were attempted with the asava to obtain a reproducible and consistent results and the same were recorded.This study can help performing quality control of ayurvedic formulations such as asava and arista excluding only some conventional methods of analysis any more.

Author(s): K Prabhu, P K Karar, S Hemalatha, K Ponnudurai and SK Ghatuary

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