Manish Devgun, Arun Nanda, SH Ansari, SK Swamy
Manish Devgun1*, Arun Nanda2, SH Ansari3 and SK Swamy4
1Department of Pharmacy, Savitri Devi Memorial College of Pharmacy, Kaithal. Haryana 2Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, M.D. University, Rohtak, Haryana, India.
3Faculty of Pharmacy, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi, India. 4Mallige College of Pharmacy, Bangalore, India.
Volume - 3,
Issue - 3,
Year - 2010
In recent years there has been increasing interest in the usage of herbal/alternative medicine for the treatment of the illness. The Extraction of the active constituents from the plant material is the crucial first step to achieve desired effect. In this article, various extraction techniques like older methods, conventional methods and the non- conventional methods have been reviewed. The advantages and the limitations of the various techniques have been discussed. The traditional techniques like maceration, percolation, decoction, etc., are time- and solvent- consuming. The principle behind the extraction techniques such as Microwave- assisted extraction, Ultrasonic- assisted extraction has also been reviewed. This review brings into prominence the importance of novel methods of extraction for delivering high quality product.
Cite this article:
Manish Devgun, Arun Nanda, SH Ansari, SK Swamy. Recent Techniques for Extraction of Natural Products. Research J. Pharm. and Tech.3 (3): July-Sept. 2010; Page 644-649.