Standardization and Phytochemical Screening of a Unani Drug ‘Berg-e-Sem’ (Dolichos lablab L.) with Modern Analytical Techniques

N.M.A. Rasheed, Rakesh Kumar Negi, Juveria Mahmood, Aslam Siddiqui, M.H. Kazmi, S. Arfin, Aminuddin and Javed Inam Siddiqui

Hippocratic Journal of Unani Medicine

Hippocratic Journal of Unani Medicine January - March 2016, Vol. 11 No. 1, Pages 151-162


Berg-e-Sem (Dolichos lablab L.), a Unani drug of repute has been standardized by modern techniques. The pharmacopoeial parameters studied include : physico-chemical, phyto-chemical, HPTLC, microbial load and aflatoxins etc. which reveal that it is safe for medicinal use. The study will serve as standard reference for quality check of the drug investigated.

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