Identification of different samples of guggulu through sensory evaluation technique

Kruti Y. Vyas, V. J. Shukla, Galib, P. K. Prajapati

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Objective: Present study is aimed to evaluate an efficacy of the two-Alternative Forced Choice (2-AFC) sensorymethods in detecting differences between Fresh and old samples of Guggulu. Methods: Both samples of Guggulu were evaluated through 2-AFC method. Results: 2-AFC method for this purpose was sensitive but specificity to identify the sample was less. Conclusion: 2-AFC method is sensitive to differentiate two samples of Guggulu i.e. fresh and old.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)102-105
Number of pages4
JournalInternational Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Issue number10
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2015
Externally publishedYes


  • 2-alternative forced choice
  • Commiphora wightii
  • Fresh guggulu
  • Old guggulu
  • Sensory evaluation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutical Science


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