• Chitra R. Kamath Department of Chemistry, K.J. Somaiya College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Vidyanagar, Vidyavihar, Mumbai 400077
  • Bhavini Shah Department of Chemistry, K.J. Somaiya College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Vidyanagar, Vidyavihar, Mumbai 400077


MAK-5, Polyherbal, Organoleptic, Phytoconstituents, Standardization, Physicochemical


Objective: The main aim of the study was to standardize the polyherbal formulation on the basis of organoleptic characters, phytochemical analysis, physicochemical parameters and fluorescence analysis.

Methods: All the above tests were performed based on WHO norms.

Results: Organoleptic characters revealed that formulation was light brown in color, characteristic odor, bitter in taste and moderately fine texture. Physicochemical parameters resulted in water soluble extractive (35.8 ± 0.35), alcohol soluble extractive (38.6 ± 0.24), total ash (9.25 ± 0.12), acid insoluble ash (1.94 ± 0.23), water soluble ash (6.5 ± 0.18), pH (7.49 ± 0.02), crude fat (0.3 ± 0.1), LOD at 1050C (7.2 ± 0.6) and moisture content (6.2 ± 0.8). Phytochemical analysis shows the presence of alkaloids, tannins, flavonoids, steroids, terpenoids, etc. Fluorescence analysis of formulation was studied using different chemical reagents.

Conclusion: The in-house formulation was prepared and screened for various standardization parameters as per ayurvedic pharmacopoeial standards.


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How to Cite

Kamath, C. R., and B. Shah. “PHYTOCHEMICAL SCREENING AND STANDARDIZATION OF POLYHERBAL FORMULATION: MAHARISHI AMRIT KALASH 5”. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, vol. 6, no. 7, July 2014, pp. 96-98,



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