Author(s): Nitu Bhatnagar, Avani Pareek

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DOI: 10.52711/0974-360X.2021.01105   

Address: Nitu Bhatnagar, Avani Pareek
Nitu Bhatnagar, Avani Pareek Department of Chemistry, Manipal University Jaipur, Dehmikalan, Jaipur, Rajasthan.
Department of Chemistry, Manipal University Jaipur, Dehmikalan, Jaipur and Jaipur Engineering College and Research Centre, Jaipur.
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Published In:   Volume - 14,      Issue - 12,     Year - 2021

The present study is aimed to observe the difference in the Physico-Chemical characteristics of the marketed and formulated bhasma samples through X-Ray Diffraction analysis (XRD), Dynamic Light Scattering (DLS), Zeta potential, Thermo-Gravimetric analysis (TGA), Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) and Energy Dispersive X-Ray analysis (EDAX), apart from organoleptic methods. Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectroscopy (ICPMS) analysis was also done to observe the presence of trace and heavy metals so that the safety of all these samples could be ensured. XRD shows variation in oxide nature of zinc as well crystallite size in all bhasma samples. DLS and SEM results show difference in particle size of marketed bhasma samples as compared to formulated Yashada bhasma. EDAX and ICPMS also confirm the alteration in elemental composition of all these bhasma samples. Thus, it can be concluded that these ayurvedic medicines should be prepared strictly using the formulation methods as mentioned in the Ayurvedic texts. This will help the prepared products to adopt the inherent quality of the ancient system of medicine, which shall be useful and devoid of any side effects for human consumption.

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Nitu Bhatnagar, Avani Pareek. Comparing the Physico-Chemical Characteristics of Formulated and Marketed Yashada Bhasma. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2021; 14(12):6392-8. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2021.01105

Nitu Bhatnagar, Avani Pareek. Comparing the Physico-Chemical Characteristics of Formulated and Marketed Yashada Bhasma. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2021; 14(12):6392-8. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2021.01105   Available on:

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