ISSN Print: 2277-4343
Article: DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION OF POLY-HERBAL SYRUP FROM NATURAL INGREDIENTS HAVING EXPECTORANT AND ANTIPYRETIC ACTIVITY
Article Category: Original Research articles
Author: Ojas Patel *, Mona Patel
Abstract: Ayurvedic formulations are mainly administered by oral route and most of the orally administered Ayurvedic formulations belong to liquid dosage form of drug or drug combination. However, Herbal products have to fulfil legal requirements with regards to quality including stability testing. Herbal Syrup is commonly used and popular dosage form which is used to cure cough, cold and fever because it having ease of patients compliance. In present study, Prepared Herbal Syrup contain Ginger macerated honey base and also Tulsi, liquorice, neem, amla, cinchona, fennel, peppermint, turmeric, brahmi, clove, is used as expectorant and antipyretic. Quality of final herbal syrup was evaluated for pre formulation and post formulation parameters like density, specific gravity, pH and various organoleptic characteristics. The results of stability study of the final herbal syrup that no changes were observed in all the tested physiochemical parameter as well as turbidity/ homogeneity during 24 hours, 48 hours and 72 hours.
Keyword: Herbal syrup, Antipyretic, Expectorant, Density, Specific gravity, Stability.