Journal :   Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology

Volume No. :   2

Issue No. :  2

Year :  2009

Pages :   294-296

ISSN Print :  0974-3618

ISSN Online :  0974-360X


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Role of Aloe Barbendensis in the Removal of Toxic Metal of Kukkutandatwak (Shell of Hen’s Egg)-A Drug Used in Indian System of Medicine (Ayurveda)



Address:   AP Singh1, U Rani2, A Sharma3, K Shanker4, T Virmani5 and F Shakeel*1
1Dept.of Pharmaceutics, Faculty of Pharmacy, Al-Arab Medical Sciences University, Benghazi, Libya
2Department of Biotechnology, CSS University, Meerut, UP, India
3Dept. of Phytopharmacy and Phytomedicine, TIFAC Core in Herbal Drugs, JSS College of Pharmacy, Ooty, Tamilnadu, India
4Drug Standardization Research Unit, Central Institute, Sitapur Road, Lucknow, India
5Advanced Institute of Technology and Management, Palwal, Faridabad, Haryana, India
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ABSTRACT:
Kukkutandatwak (Shell of hen’s egg) is being used as calcium supplement in Ayurveda (Indian system of medicine). The aim of the present investigation was to remove toxic metals from Kukkutandatwak using Aloe Barbadensis. The potential of heavy metal hazards was analyzed in this study. The study revealed that the use of shell of hen’s egg in the form of Kukkutandatwak Bhasm, when it was processed with Aloe Barbadensis Linn was more protective as compared to shell as such in terms of heavy metal contamination.
KEYWORDS:
Aloe barbendensis, Toxic metals, Shell of hen’s egg, Kukkutandatwak bhasm, Ayurveda.
Cite:
AP Singh, U Rani, A Sharma, K Shanker, T Virmani, F Shakeel. Role of Aloe Barbendensis in the Removal of Toxic Metal of Kukkutandatwak (Shell of Hen’s Egg)-A Drug Used in Indian System of Medicine (Ayurveda). Research J. Pharm. and Tech.2 (2): April.-June.2009,; Page 294-296.
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