Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2011 / Article / Tab 2

Original Article

Wound Healing Activity of Topical Application Forms Based on Ayurveda

Table 2

Results of physicochemical analysis.

Test parametersCow gheeFlax seed oilAmalaki fruit extractShorea Robusta resinYashada bhasma

DescriptionSemi solid, granular in texture, light yellow in color with sweet characteristic odorLiquid, golden yellow in color with characteristic odorFree flowing powder, light greenish brown in color with faint characteristic odorDried resin pieces, irregularly cylindrical in shape, longitudinally shriveled, brownish to gray in color with faint balsamic odorFine powder of light yellow color, odorless, tasteless
SolubilitySoluble in chloroform, hexane, Dichloromethane (DCM), toluene, sparingly soluble in methanol, insoluble in waterSoluble in chloroform, hexane, DCM, toluene, sparingly soluble in methanol, insoluble in waterVery slightly soluble in chloroform, hexane, DCM, soluble in water, methanolSoluble in chloroform, hexane, DCM, methanol, slightly soluble in waterInsoluble in chloroform, hexane, DCM, methanol, water, freely soluble in 50% HCl
pHNot applicableNot applicable3.115.807.29
Wt/ml0.9050.926Not applicableNot applicableNot applicable
RI1.45901.477Not applicableNot applicableNot applicable
Loss on drying at 105°C (% by wt)Not applicableNot applicable7.461.250.049
Total ash content (% by wt)Not applicableNot applicable4.770.04999.95
Acid value0.660.83Not applicableNot applicableNot applicable
Iodine value5.805.89Not applicableNot applicableNot applicable
Peroxide value1.499.1Not applicableNot applicableNot applicable
Saponification value230.66207.30Not applicableNot applicableNot applicable
Baudouin testNegativeNot applicableNot applicableNot applicableNot applicable
Sieve analysis, % retention on 150 μ% retention on 75 μNot applicableNot applicableNot applicableNot applicable0.40, 0.59
Bulk density (gm/ml) After first tap After 50 tapsNot applicableNot applicableNot applicableNot applicable1.38, 2.35
Percentage vitamin CNot applicableNot applicable7.57Not applicable
Percentage zinc contentNot applicableNot applicableNot applicableNot applicable79.32
Heavy metals (Hg, Cd, As, Pb)Not applicableNot applicable<0.5 ppm<0.5 ppm<0.5 ppm
Microbial load(cfu/gm) TVC TFCNot applicableNot applicable<100, <10<10, <10Not applicable

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