Standardization of Habb-e-Ustukhuddus- A Classical Unani Formulation
Asma Sattar Khan, R.P. Meena, Shoeb A. Ansari, Mustehasan, Mokhtar Alam, Arshad Hashmi, Shams ul Arfin and Aminuddin
Hippocratic Journal of Unani Medicine
Hippocratic Journal of Unani Medicine April - June 2015, Vol. 10 No. 3, Pages 123-133
Habb-e-Ustukhuddus is a safe and effective compound Unani formulation with high therapeutic value in hemiplegia (Falij), facial paralysis (Laqwa) and paralysis (Istirkha). SOP of the drug has been developed by preparing the drug at laboratory scale with the standard ingredients and by following the prescribed procedure. The formulation was studied on the basis of pharmacopoeial parameters such as organoleptic, microscopic, physico-chemical analysis, TLC/HPTLC, aflatoxin, heavy metals and level of microbial and pesticide contamination to prove its quality, safety and efficacy.