Quality Control Assessment of Dhatryadi Ghrita with HPTLC Method

Author(s): Rashmi Saxena Pal*, Amrita Mishra

Journal Name: Current Biotechnology

Volume 8 , Issue 2 , 2019

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Background: Standardization of herbal formulation is mandatory for the quality check of drugs for assurance of their therapeutic value. According to the World Health Organization reports, about 80% of the world’s population relies on traditional medicine. Dhatryadi Ghrita, a polyherbal preparation containing eleven ingredients, has a sweet taste, cold potency and sweet post-digestive effects.

Objective: In this research article, quality control for ghrita has been assessed for some of the ingredients of Dhatryadi Ghrita.

Materials & Methods: Quality control assessment was done with the aid of the HPTLC method. Precoated silica gel GF 254 was used as the stationary phase and the developed method used benzene:ethyl alcohol (9:1v/v). Scanning and quantification of the plates were performed at 254 nm and 366 nm.

Result: The study confirms the presence of different constituents of Ghrita.

Conclusion: The routine analysis of Ghrita was facilitated with simple, accurate and cost-effective HPTLC method. Data has been provided to demonstrate the present and future applicability of the methods of quality control assessment of Dhatryadi Ghrita.

Keywords: Quality control, Dhatryadi Ghrita, HPTLC, Traditional medicine, Emblica officinalis, herbal formulations.

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Year: 2019
Published on: 20 January, 2020
Page: [104 - 108]
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DOI: 10.2174/2211550108666190902123809

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