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Title: Standardization of <i style="">Majith </i>(<i>Rubia cordifolia</i> Linn.)
Authors: Siddiqui, Aisha
Tajuddin
Amin, KMY
Zuberi, RH
Jamal, Anwar
Keywords: Drug standardization
Unani drug
<i style="">Majith</i>
<i>Rubia cordifolia</i>
Rubiadin
Issue Date: Apr-2011
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Series/Report no.: Int. Cl.<sup>8</sup>:A61K36/00, A61P1/10, A61P1/12, A61P5/00, A61P5/50, A61P25/00
Abstract: Standardization and quality control of the herbal drugs including single and compound formulations used in Unani System of Medicine is essential for their acceptance in the international as well as local markets. Thus, there is an urgent need of standardized drugs having consistent quality for reliable beneficial therapeutic purpose. An attempt has been made for phytochemical standardization of <i style="">Majith</i> (<i>Rubia cordifolia</i> Linn.) (Rubiaceae), a Unani drug having immunomodulatory, antioxidant, antiinflammatory, antipsychotic, antidiarrhoeal, anticonvulsant and antidiabetic properties. Physicochemical parameters, qualitative and quantitative analysis, TLC profile and fluorescence analysis were used for standardization and quality evaluation of <i style="">Majith</i>. Qualitative analysis of <i style="">Majith</i> showed the presence of amino acid, proteins, glycosides, flavanoids, phenols, resin, sterol/ terpene and tannins except alkaloids.
Description: 330-333
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/11515
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.10(2) [April 2011]

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