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Title: Standardisation of Homoeopathic Drug : "Plumbago Zeylanica Linn." : Physico - Chemical Perspective
Authors: Subramanian, P.
Keywords: Drug Standardisation
Issue Date: 2004
Citation: CCRH Quarterly Bulletin Vol 26 (1)
Abstract: Herbal products are being used as drug (the term itself being derived from the French word 'drogue' meaning 'Dry Herbs') from time immemorial in fighting against diseases of different kinds. The whole plant of Plumbago zeylanica Linn. (Plumbaginaceae) is taken for standardization. The crude as well as mother tincture was standardized to lay down standard in homoeopathic system of medicine. Plumbaqo zeylancia Linn. is having multifarious uses in homoeopathy and other Indian systems of medicine. The whole plant has been used in the form of coarse powder.50% alcohol was used in preparation of mother tincture. The physico- chemical parameters viz. extractive value, ash value. total solids, alcohol content, pH and analysis thin layer chromatography (TLC) and U.V. absorbance have been taken as Pharmacopoeial standards.
Appears in Collections:Indian Journal of Research in Homoeopathy

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