Comparative standardization study of two marketed Ayurvedic formulations of Hingwashtak Churna
Kute Vaishali, M Shruti, Mavoori Praharsha, Machiraju Jagadeeswari and Lakkaraju Mounika
Standardization of herbal formulation is essential in order to assess the quality of drugs for therapeutic value as it is a plant-derived material containing raw ingredients. According to an estimate of World Health Organization (W.H.O) most of the developing countries rely on traditional medicines. Hence, it has given a detailed protocol in 1999 for the standardization of herbal drugs. Hingwashtak Churna is an Ayurvedic formulation which is used to treat stomach ailments to maintain proper function of the gastrointestinal tract, maintain eliminative function. It is also used in the treatment of vata imbalance and vata related diseases like bloating joint diseases etc. A scheme was developed for standardization of Hingwashtak churna for two marketed formulations and in-house. Various parameters such as physical, chemical and biological were carried out for quantitative and qualitative analysis of selected formulations and they showed promising results.
Kute Vaishali, M Shruti, Mavoori Praharsha, Machiraju Jagadeeswari, Lakkaraju Mounika. Comparative standardization study of two marketed Ayurvedic formulations of Hingwashtak Churna. J Med Plants Stud 2017;5(2):25-28.