QUALITY CONTROL PARAMETERS OF MANDUKARNI SYRUP - A CLASSICAL MEMORY ENHANCING DOSAGE FORM

  • Almas Tarannum Post Graduate Scholar, Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Ayurveda and Hospital, Udupi, Karnataka, India.
  • Prathviraj Puranik Professor & H.O.D, Department of Kaumarabhritya, Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Ayurveda and Hospital, Udupi, Karnataka, India.
  • Suma V Mallya Associate Professor, Dept. of Dravya Guna, Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Ayurveda and Hospital, Udupi, Karnataka, India.

Abstract

Ayurveda is the healing medicine. Dosha, Dhatu, Mala and Agni play important role in maintaining health of a person, but without equilibrium of Atma, Indriya and Manas they are helpless. Manas is one entity which is the controller of health. There are several herbs which have direct impact on Manas, among them Mandukaparni is one. Swarasa of Mandukaparni is highly effective, but it is not easily available for children. This study is intended to make Syrup form of Mandukaparni and evaluate its pharmacognostical parameters. According to the methodology refractive index, total solids, specific gravity, reducing and non Reducing sugar and HPTLC parameters were assessed. The results were found to be genuine fulfilling the standard protocol. This study is under taken to evaluate the pharmacognostic properties of Mandukaparni syrup. 

Published
2017-09-10
How to Cite
TARANNUM, Almas; PURANIK, Prathviraj; MALLYA, Suma V. QUALITY CONTROL PARAMETERS OF MANDUKARNI SYRUP - A CLASSICAL MEMORY ENHANCING DOSAGE FORM. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences (ISSN 2456-3110), http://www.jaims.in/index.php/jaims/pages/view/Citation, v. 2, n. 4, p. 52 - 56, sep. 2017. ISSN 2456-3110. Available at: <http://jaims.in/index.php/jaims/article/view/342>. Date accessed: 24 nov. 2017. doi: https://doi.org/10.21760/jaims.v2i4.9328.
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