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Development and Evaluation of Dashmula Plants of Ayurveda


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Dashmool tablet is made with various ingredients in the formulation composition.It is a versatile indigenous drug, claimed by Ayurvedic system of medicine to be highly efficacious in the treatment of Rheumatism arthritis, inflammation. The two important Pharmacological properties of Dashmool are immunomodulator and febrifugal properties. Dashmool which is used traditionally for treatment of number of diseases like jaundice, rheumatism, puerperal forever ,paralysis, oedema, filarial and post natal care to avoid secondary complications. It provides general support to the body during period of Influenza, cough, cold, neuralgia and headaches. It is used as dietary supplement .It combines synergistic benefit of dashmool with other herbs. The present study involved the preparation of dashmool herbal tablet. Tablets were prepared by direct compression Dashmool tablet each weighing 1160 mg containing 250 mg of active ingredient of drug formulated. Tablets were evaluated for Disintegration, Hardness, Friability, Description, Uniformity of weight, Quantitative Standards, Physicochemical parameters (e.g Total ash %), Acid Insoluble ash, Alcohol soluble extract,water soluble extract.

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Total Ash, Alcohol Soluble Extractive, Disintegration.
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Yogita Chowdhary
Dr. K.N. Modi, Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Modinagar, Uttar Pradesh - 201204, India

Abstract


Dashmool tablet is made with various ingredients in the formulation composition.It is a versatile indigenous drug, claimed by Ayurvedic system of medicine to be highly efficacious in the treatment of Rheumatism arthritis, inflammation. The two important Pharmacological properties of Dashmool are immunomodulator and febrifugal properties. Dashmool which is used traditionally for treatment of number of diseases like jaundice, rheumatism, puerperal forever ,paralysis, oedema, filarial and post natal care to avoid secondary complications. It provides general support to the body during period of Influenza, cough, cold, neuralgia and headaches. It is used as dietary supplement .It combines synergistic benefit of dashmool with other herbs. The present study involved the preparation of dashmool herbal tablet. Tablets were prepared by direct compression Dashmool tablet each weighing 1160 mg containing 250 mg of active ingredient of drug formulated. Tablets were evaluated for Disintegration, Hardness, Friability, Description, Uniformity of weight, Quantitative Standards, Physicochemical parameters (e.g Total ash %), Acid Insoluble ash, Alcohol soluble extract,water soluble extract.

Keywords


Total Ash, Alcohol Soluble Extractive, Disintegration.

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