Quality Assessment of Calanthe triplicata by Using Various Standardization Parameters
Standardization is the most important factor which stands in the way of wider acceptance of herbal drug and also provides confirmation of its identity and determination of its quality and purity. An attempt for the standardization of ethyl acetate extract of Calanthe triplicata was carried out by using various parameters like physical evaluation such as ash values (total, acid insoluble and water soluble), extractive values (alcohol soluble and water soluble), loss on drying and crude fiber content and analyses of heavy metals, pesticides and microbial contaminants. The results of physical evaluation showed good results and the determination of heavy metals; pesticides and microbiological results were complied with the standard specification.
K Mythili, C Umamaheswara Reddy, D Chamundeeswari, and PK Manna