Colorimetric estimation and microbiological study of Commiphora mukul and its formulations.
Pharmacognosy Divn. College of Pharmacy, Gangapur Road, Nashik-422 002
V D Rangari Pharmacognosy Divn. College of Pharmacy, Gangapur Road, Nashik-422 002
Oleo-gum resin Commiphora mukul and its formulations are widely used for their multifarous activities ranging from astringent, antiseptic, to cholesterol and lipid lowering activity.Colorimetric assay procedure has been reported for the estimation of sterodial contents as guggulsterone using betamethasone as a standard.Different microbial tests were also pefromed to check the microbial contamination in the Oleo-gum resin.