Standardization and detailed aspects of Marichadi Gutika
Vijay Gupta, Karthik Iyer, Shruti Shah and Sonali Patil
Since ancient times, there has been exponential growth in the field of herbal remedies. Newer guidelines for standardization, manufacture, quality control and scientifically rigorous research are necessary for traditional medicines. Marichadi Gutika is an Ayurvedic formulation described in Ayurvedic pharmacopoeia. Marichadi Gutika (Vati) is an efficient Ayurvedic formulation that is able to maintain the balance of Vata and Kapha Doshas in the body. Gutika was standardized by different parameters like physicochemical parameters include Ash value, extractive value, LOD, Physical parameters like hardness, friability, disintegration and chromatographic examination include HPTLC fingerprinting, quantification of marker. And also evaluated by various parameters like, Hardness, weight variation and disintegration time. All parameters were passed from its standard limits. The set parameters were found to be sufficient to evaluate the gutika and can be used as reference standards for quality control/quality assurance laboratory of Pharmaceutical house.