Pharmacognostic evaluation of an indigenous polyherbal formulation: Patoladi syrup
Keywords:Syrup, Polyherbal, Standardization, HPTLC, Patoladi, Tundikeri
Patoladi syrup is a poly herbal formulation, which was developed as a remedy for Tundikeri (Chronic Tonsillitis) based on traditional knowledge. The formulation is prepared with herbs which include Patola (Tricosanthes dioica Roxb.), Shunti (Zingiber officinale Roscoe.), Triphala (Terminalia chebula Retz., Terminalia bellerica Roxb., Emblica officinalis Gaertn.), Vishala (Citrullus colocynthis Scharad.), Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri Linn.), Katuki (Picrorhiza kurroa Royle ex. Benth), Haridra (Curcuma longa Linn.) , Daruharidra (Berberis aristata Dc.) , Guduchi (Tinospora cordifolia Willd. Miers ex. Hook. F & Thoms) Aim: To standardize Patoladi Syrup.
Materials and methods: The raw materials were collected, authenticated & Physico ‐ chemical studies like refractive index, specific gravity, viscosity, total solids, reducing and non-reducing sugar, and HPTLC were carried out as per the WHO guidelines, Indian Pharmacopoeia and Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia.
Conclusion: Standardization tests done on Patoladi Syrup helped in authenticating and ensuring the quality of the same.