Formulation Profile (Series-A/17) – Panchtikta Ghrita

Prof: D.K.Mishra M.D (Ay)
HOD, Dept of Bhaishajya Kalpana
A.L.N Rao Memorial Ayurvedic Medical College, Koppa

Dr. Prashant Kumar Jha CIPR, DIM, PGDEE, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Head, Quality Control Laboratories
A.L.N Rao Memorial Ayurvedic Medical College, Koppa

Nagaraja R. PGDICQC, M.Sc.
A.L.N Rao Memorial Ayurvedic Medical College, Koppa

Reference: Bhaisajyaratnavali, Kusthadhikara: 114-117 ½

Ingredients:

1. Nimba (St. Bk.) 480 g
2. Tikta-patola (Pl.) 480 g
3. Kantakari (Pl.)  480 g
4. Guduchi (St.) 480 g
5. Vasaka (Rt.) 480 g
6. Water for decoction 12 litre
  After reduction 3 litre
7. Haritaki (P.) 128 g
8. Bibhitaka (P.) 128 g
9. Amalaki (P.) 128 g
10. Ghrita (Goghrita) 768 g

Dose: 5-6 gm

Anupana: Warm water or warm milk

Therapeutic indications: Ulcer healing, skin diseases, pain, Helminthiasis/Worm infestation, Haemorrhoids, Cough etc.

Organoleptic characters:

Colour : Somewhat yellowish with greenish touch
Odour : Specific (pleasant)
Taste : Bitter and specific of ghee

Analytical parameters:

Loss on drying : 0.5%
Refractive index at 40° C : 1.4531
Iodine Value : 33
Acid value : 2.31
Saponification value : 228

For All Pharmacopoeial Analysis, Standardization of Single as well as Compound Drugs, with Spectrophotometer, Flame Photomeneter, Photomicrograph etc. Contact

Dr. Prashant Kumar Jha CIPR, DIM, PGDEE, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Head Quality Control Laboratories,
ALN Rao Memorial Ayurvedic Medical College, Koppa
email: blogalnrmamc@gmail.com, prashantjha19in@yahoo.co.in,  

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