Preliminary Pharmaceutico-Analytical study of Ashwagandhadi Syrup – A Poly Herbal Formulation
Keywords:Ashwagandha, Withania somnifera, Polyherbal Syrup, Ayurveda, Pharmaceutical study, Preliminary analysis
Background: Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) is one of the important and popular herb in Ayurvedic classics known for Balya and Rasayana effect. Owing to its multiple therapeutic benefits present study has been undertaken to formulate as health promoter supplement into Syrup dosage form by taking Ashwagandha as main ingredient along with the addition of other herbs like Guduchi (Tinospora cordifolia) which possess hepatoprotective activity, Shunti (Zingiber officinale) with immunomodulatory and anti-inflammatory effect and Sariva(Hemidesmus indicus) with Deepana and Vishahara action. Aim: To prepare Ashwagandhadi Syrup as per the general method of preparation of Syrup. Materials and Methods: Ashwagandhadi Syrup was prepared as per adopted general method of preparation of Syrup. Result: Final yield of Ashwagandhadi Syrup was 420ml with 33.33% loss. Temperature maintained between 90-1000 C throughout the preparation. Total time duration taken for Ashwagandhadi Syrup was 1 hr 40 min. Preliminary physico-chemical study revealed observed values of pH 5.78, Viscosity 1.231mili Poise, Specific Gravity 1.6 and Total solids 48.21% . Final product had acceptable product characteristics.
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