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Design development and evaluation of triphala tablets

  • Neelam Mouriya , Anupama Valvi , Rajani Athawale EMAIL logo and Narendra Bhatt


Triphala is a combination of three herbs amla, bahera and haritaki, it is widely available in the form churna and is a valued formula since ancient times. The aim of this research was to develop reproducible batches of triphala tablets and evaluation of the optimized batch. Direct compression was the method of choice. The tablets were prepared using different directly compressible excipients MicroceLac, Ludipress, Ludiflash. High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) method was employed for authentification of the herbs using gallic acid as the marker. The tablets were evaluated as per the pharmacopoeial tests. The tablets each weighing 600 mg were successfully formulated fulfilling the limits of evaluation.

  1. Author contributions: All the authors have accepted responsibility for the entire content of this submitted manuscript and approved submission.

  2. Research funding: None declared.

  3. Employment or leadership: None declared.

  4. Honorarium: None declared.

  5. Competing interests: The funding organization(s) played no role in the study design; in the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data; in the writing of the report or in the decision to submit the report for publication.


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Received: 2016-4-12
Accepted: 2016-12-10
Published Online: 2017-3-10
Published in Print: 2017-3-9

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