Pharmaceutical study and Analysis of Gudoochi (Tinospora cordifolia Willd) Arka

  • Dr. EBIN T U GOVT. AYURVEDA MEDICAL COLLEGE, THIRUVANANTHAPURAM,KUHS
Keywords: Arka Kalpana, Arka Prakasha, Ayurveda Sara Sangraha, Gudoochi Arka, GC-MS

Abstract

Introduction: Arka Kalpana is one among the extraction methods in Ayurveda, where volatile bioactive compounds of a drug are extracted using hydro-distillation process. The authentic references of Arka Kalpana are available in the classical text book Arka Prakasha. The book Ayurveda sara sangraha is another reliable source which provides guidelines regarding the general method of preparation of Arka. Various Arka formulations, its dose and indications have been described in Ayurveda Sara Sangraha. Arka as a dosage form is potent, palatable, received by patients, with a comparative long shelf life without adding any preservatives. 

Method: The present work deals with the preparation and GC-MS analysis of Gudoochi Arka.
Result: GC-MS studies had revealed that the bioactive compound detected in Gudoochi Arka in the decreasing order of their abundance is 1-Docosene, 1-Nonadecene, E-15-Heptadecenal, Phenol, 2, 4-bis (1, 1-dimethylethyl)-, 1-Eicosanol, Trichloroacetic acid, pentadecyl ester, 10-Heneicosene (c,t), Heptadecane, 9-hexyl. 

Conclusion:Analysing the properties of these bioactive compounds, it was understood that they exhibit clinical activities like anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antimicrobial, anticancer, antifungal, Hypocholesterolemic activities which ensures that this formulation can be used for a wide range of ailments.

Author Biography

Dr. EBIN T U, GOVT. AYURVEDA MEDICAL COLLEGE, THIRUVANANTHAPURAM,KUHS

PG Scholar

Government Ayurveda Medical College

Thiruvananthapuram

9496820681

Email: ebintu89@gmail.com

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Published
2021-06-30
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EBIN T U. Pharmaceutical study and Analysis of Gudoochi (Tinospora cordifolia Willd) Arka. IJATM [Internet]. 2021Jun.30 [cited 2022Jan.23];3(4):11-5. Available from: https://ijatm.org/index.php/ijatm/article/view/56
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