QUALITATIVE PHYTOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS AND ORGANOLEPTIC EVALUATION OF SIDDHA HERBO MINERAL FORMULATION MURUVILI KUDINEER
Abisha A.*, Shanmugapriya C., Meenakumari R. and Muralidharan P.
Muruvili Kudineer is a traditional siddha formula that contains the fifteen different herbs and one mineral. Muruvili Kudineer is rich in anti bacterial, anti viral and anti inflammatory and anti pyretic properties. Muruvili Kudineer is also known to cure Fever and effective in the treatment of Bronchitis. The Muruvili Kudineer extracts have been screened for phytochemical constituents in five different solvents as water, acetone, chloroform, methanol and ethanol. Preliminary phytochemical analysis revealed the presence of Eleven compounds such as carbohydrates, tannins, steroids, terpenoids, alkaloids, flavanoids, glycosides, saponins, proteins, phenols, gum and mucilage. Phytochemical analysis of the samples were more positive for Hydro-alcoholic extract. Organoleptic evaluation contaions colour, smell, touch and appearance. The results suggest that Muruvili Kudineer are a rich source of valuable primary and secondary metabolites which make “Muruvili Kudineer” one of the most valuable herbo mineral formulation.[Full Text Article]