Standard manufacturing procedure of chatuh-shashti-prahari pippali churna prepared by different methods

Thomas Raju, Jadhav Hasmukh, P. K. Prajapati

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Abstract

Pippali is a potent Rasayana drug being mentioned in all the ancient classics of Ayurveda. It is used in many forms like churna, modaka, avleha, ksheera paka etc. Mardana is an important process being mentioned in classics by which even a small dose of a drug may be made to produce a very quick and potent result. Chatuh-Shashti-Prahari Pippali Churna is an herbal formulation that is prepared by various methods and used by physician as per their need. But to have a uniform product, SMP (Standard Manufacturing Procedure) of Chatuh-Shashti-Prahari Pippali churna is essential. The aim of this study was to develop the S.M.P. (Standard Manufacturing Procedure) of Chatuh-Shashti-Prahari Pippali churna. Chatuh-Shashti-Prahari Pippali Churna was prepared by Mardana of Pippali Churna for 64 Prahara i.e. 192 hours by different methods. After Mardana significant changes were found in the finished product.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)266-269
Number of pages4
JournalInternational Journal of Research in Ayurveda and Pharmacy
Volume5
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2014
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Chatuh-shashti-prahari pippali
  • Churna (powder)
  • Mardana (Triturition)
  • Prahara (fraction of duration)
  • Standard manufacturing process

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmaceutical Science
  • Drug Discovery

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