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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 29-34

Preliminary standardization of Vasavaleha prepared by two different methods of extraction

1 Research Officer (Scientist-3), RRA Podar Ayurveda Cancer Research Institute, Worli, Mumbai, India
2 Research Officer, RRA Podar Ayurveda Cancer Research Institute, Worli, Mumbai, India
3 Asstt.Director I/c, National Ayurveda Dietetics Research Institute, Bangalore, India

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Pharmaceutics is the science of dosage form design. Ayurveda carries high reputation for providing early thoughts relating to theories and techniques of different aspects of pharmaceuticals sciences. The present study deals with the physic-chemical analysis of Vasavalehya prepared by two different methods of extraction i.e., the direct squeezing method [Swarasa] and the Putapaka method. Hence in order to observe, compare and interpret the changes that might occur during the different methods of preparation, this study was planned incorporating the physicochemical analysis & TLC. Non reducing sugars were found more in Vasavalehya prepared by Swarasa extraction method than the Putapaka method. Successive extraction with ethyl alcohol has shown that Putapaka method yielded more organic constituents. TLC has revealed that there were two additional Rf values observed in Putapaka method using the Benxene: Ethyl acetate (6:1) as compared to the rest seen in Swarasa method. The results provide preliminary hints towards phytochemical mechanism involved in traditional method of preparation.

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