Phytochemical Screening and Standardization of Polyherbal Formulation RIPARE for Arthritis
Standardization of herbal formulations is essential in order to assess the quality of drugs, base on the concentration of their active principles, physical and chemical standards. Standardization of the poly herbal formulation is possible by following modern scientific quality control procedure both for raw material and the finished product. The phytochemical constituents found to be present in the raw material used for the preparation of “RIPARE” possibly facilitate the desirable therapeutic efficacy of standardized medicinal formulation as a whole, and also could help in knowing the underlying mechanisms of the pharmacological action. The article reports on standardization of polyherbal formulation used to heal the arthritis. Specific plant extracts are used in the preparation of “RIPARE” polyherbal formulation. “RIPARE” Capsule has a good amount of herbal ingredients that possess antiarthritic activity. They were also screened for the evaluation of phytochemical parameters, presence of pathogens, heavy metals and their quality control parameters.