Quality assessment of different marketed brands of Dasamoolaristam, an Ayurvedic formulation

Department of Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission, Sector 23, Raj Nagar, Ghaziabad, UP-201 02, India.
International journal of Ayurveda research 03/2010; 1(1):10-3. DOI: 10.4103/0974-7788.59937
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Arista is a classical Ayurvedic preparation that is typically used as a digestive and cardiotonic. The present Investigation evaluated five different brands of Dasamoolaristam available in the market as per WHO and Indian Pharmacopoeial specifications. Various physicochemical parameters such as alcohol-soluble extractive, water-soluble extractive, total ash, acid-insoluble ash, total solid, and alcohol content were determined. The present investigation reveals that all the preparations contain acceptable levels of alcohol (less than 12% v/v). However, the preparations were found to contain unacceptable limits of microbial load although all showed the absence of Escherichia coli, Salmonella species, and Staphylococcus aureus.

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