PHYSICO-CHEMICAL EVALUATION OF MARICHYADI GUTIKA
*Dr. Pawale Santosh D., Dr. Desai Manjusha S. and Dr. Suryawanshi Renuka M.
Introduction: Ayurveda is a highly evolved and codified system of life and health science based on its own unique and original concept and fundamental principles. Bhaishajya Kalpana as a science of drug manufacturing briefs the principles in compounding drug as general outlines. It involves the science of identification, selection, preservation and standardization also. Rasashastra is a branch of Ayurveda which deals with the various pharmaceutical processes of Rasaushodhis, which are used therapeutically in practice of Ayurveda. Marichyadi Gutika is one of the important yoga among them, which is mentioned in well-known Ayurvedic text. Materials and methods: To set the SOP for Marichyadi Gutika we prepared its three batches. To standardize the sample on physico-chemical parameters it was tested in analytical laboratory and results were documented. Results: As a pharmaceutical and physico-chemical analysis there were no much more difference found in all three samples of Marichyadi Gutika. Discussion and conclusion: Marichyadi Gutika was prepared by following the method prescribed in A.F.I. Analytical study revealed the uniformity of the procedures in all the three samples, as evidenced by the observation of the analytical values of the three samples were not much variation found.[Full Text Article]