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Abstract

PHYSICO-CHEMICAL EVALUATION OF KASAHAR CHOORNA FROM CHARKOKTA MAHAKASHAY

Dr. Vidya N. Sawant* and Dr. Shobha A. Khilari

ABSTRACT

Medicinal plants mentioned in Charaka Samhita many centuries ago are recorded with complete understanding of various dimension reflected to their usage. Mahakashaya is important source from which we can get various drugs options for day to day practice and can use it effectively in simple manner. Kasahar Dashemani is recommended by Charak in the management of Kasa (cough) Vyadhi (disease). The aim of the present study was to investigate the presence of physicochemical & preliminary phytochemical test of Kasahar Dashemani Choorna (Powder). Pharmacognostic studies of Ayurvedic compound formulation i.e. Choorna (Powder), Kwath (Decoction), etc. ensure standardization parameters which will help and prevents adulterations. Such studies will help to ensures reproducible quality of herbal products which will lead to safety and efficacy of natural products. The present investigation reveals standardization of Kasahar Dashemani Choorna which includes determination of loss on drying, total ash, acid insoluble ash, water extractives, alcohol extractives and T.L.C. The study divulges presence of certain chemical constituents like carbohydrates, saponins, proteins, alkaloid, glycosides, terpenoids, tannin, steroids, flavonoids.

Keywords: Kasahar Choorna (Powder), Physicochemical, Phytochemical analysis.


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