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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 30-35

Pharmaceutico-analytical standardization of Triphala Mouthwash


1 Professor & Head, Department of Rasashastra & Bhaishajya Kalpana, MGACHRC, Salod (H), Wardha, Maharashtra, India
2 Professor & Head , Department of Kaumarbhritya , MGACHRC, Salod (H), Wardha, Maharashtra, India

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Bharat Rathi
Professor & Head, Department of Rasashastra & Bhaishajya Kalpana, MGACHRC, Salod (H), Wardha, Maharashtra
India
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Abstract The herbal formulations are prepared by potentiating properties of drugs. It aids a physician to utilize formulations in various forms and techniques to fight the disease. But there are some demerits of these formulations such as large amount of dose, unpleasant palatability, less shelf life and difficulty in portability. Modification in the formulations without changing its efficacy is need of hour in today’s era for the feasibility, palatability, minimum dose, easy administration, increased bioavailability and better shelf life. Present study was planned to Pharmaceutical standardization of Triphala mouthwash. Triphala gandush mentioned in Bhaishajya ratnavali and indicated in diseases of oral cavity. This formulation is advised in kwatha form but it becomes inconvenient in terms of preparation, palatability and shelf life. hence it is converted into mouthwash Triphala Mouthwash. Pharmaceutical preparation and analytical study of Triphala Mouthwash was carried out at Dattatraya Ayurved Rasashala, Mahatma Gandhi Ayurveda Collage Hospital and Research center, Salod (H) Wardha, Maharashtra.The formulation was tasted for organoleptic parameters such as odour and colour, physico-chemical analysis and microbial specifications. Modified Triphala Mouthwash had dark brown color, astringent test with specific tannin smell,. Analytical standards for Triphala Mouthwash such as pH, refractive index and solid contents were 3.92,1.36 and 3.96% respectively. No microbial contamination found.


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