Comparative Physicochemical and Phyto-chemical Study of Different Samples of a Unani Pharmacopoeial Preparation Itrifal Ustukhuddus
Abdul Razique and Abdul Latif
Hippocratic Journal of Unani Medicine
Hippocratic Journal of Unani Medicine April - June 2015, Vol. 10 No. 3, Pages 85-96
In the present study, three pharmacopoeial compound formulations of Itrifal Ustukhuddus have been selected for physicochemical and phytochemical study. Itrifal Ustukhuddus is a reputed poly-herbal preparation of Unani system of medicine. It is commonly used in the treatment of chronic sinusitis and related conditions. The parameters studied for quality assurance of Itrifal Ustukhuddus included physicochemical parameters and qualitative and quantitative analysis of various phytochemicals. The TLC profile of the test drug was also prepared. Three samples of Itrifal Ustukhuddus prepared by three different pharmaceutical units were taken up for the study with an aim to compare the physicochemical and phytochemical parameters in order to check the quality of different samples in in market. It was concluded that all three samples were of pharmacopoeial standard.