Journal: Journal of Pharmacy Research

Article Id: JPRS-SM-00001636
Title: Standardization of Nandhi Mezhugu, a poly herbomineral Siddha formulation
Category: Siddha Medicine
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    Background: Standardisation is essential for scientific validation of any poly herbo mineral formulation. Nandhi mezhugu is a classical Siddha herbo mineral formulation has indication for many diseases such as all types of arthritis, male and female reproductive tract disorders, different types of cancers eg ovarian cancer, testicular cancer, cancer penis, cancer cervix, oral and cheek cancers, fistula, hydrocele, chronic ulcers, skin diseases eg eczema, leucoderma, diabetic carbuncle, chronic ulcers, Hanson’s disease etc. Aim: The aim of this study was to standardise Nandi mezhugu. Materials and Methods: The drug was prepared as per the procedure mentioned in Siddha Literature and then subjected to the following analysis such as physico chemical, heavy metals, pesticide residue, aflatoxin, qualitative phytochemical, qualitative inorganic analysis, TLC photo documentation and HPTLC finger print profile. Results and conclusion: The drug was free of microbial contamination and aflatoxins and pesticide residues. Hence the drug was safe for consumption.

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    Lakshmi kantham T1*,  Ganapathy G2, Shakila R3 , Geetha A4, Banumathy A5

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    1Lecturer, Department of Maruthuvam, National Institute of Siddha,Chennai-600047,India.
    2PhD guide/Former HOD, National Institute of Siddha, Chennai-600047,India.
    3Research officer, Department of Chemistry, Siddha Central Research Institute, Chennai-600106,India.
    4Senior research fellow, Department of Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology, Madras Veterinary College, Chennai-600007,India.
    5Director, National Institute of Siddha, Chennai-600047,India.

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    Dr. Lakshmi kantham T
    Lecturer,
    Department of Maruthuvam,
    National Institute of Siddha,
    Chennai-600047,India.

    Received on:28-09-2016; Revised on: 16-10-2016; Accepted on: 02-11-2016

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    Lakshmi kantham T1*,  Ganapathy G2, Shakila R3 , Geetha A4, Banumathy A5

    Title:Standardization of Nandhi Mezhugu, a poly herbomineral Siddha formulation
    Journal:Journal of Pharmacy Research
    Vol(issue):10(10)
    Year:2016
    Page No: (666-673)
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    Methodology: physico chemical, heavy metals, pesticide residue, aflatoxin, qualitative phytochemical, qualitative inorganic analysis, TLC photo documentation , HPTLC finger print profile
    Research Materials:poly herbomineral Siddha formulation

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Serankottai Etti kottai Rasa chendooram Nervalam Nandukkal Pooneeru.

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