"International Journal of Herbal Medicine"

Volume 1, Issue 3


Raw Material Standardization and Formulation Development of Polyherbal Capsule Lactare Forte


Author(s): S. Sureshkumar
Department of Quality assurance, PAR Formulations Pvt. Ltd. Pudupakkam, Kelambakkam-603103.

Abstract: Plants are used as Pharmaceuticals, Nutraceuticals, Cosmetics and food supplements. Natural products are the integral part of human health care system. A galatagogue is a substance that induces lactation. It is a common term to lactation consultants and professionals and is defined as any prescription drug, herb, or food that increases a mother’s breast milk supply. The aim of the study is to standardize the raw materials which are used to  develop a polyherbal capsule of galatagogue and to evaluate the formulation for its standard, stability and lactation increasing capacity. Five different trail batches were formulated and were subjected to various tests like flow property, uniform filling, weight, moisture content, disintegration time. Among these formulations T-5 shows satisfactory results and this trail batch was selected for further evaluation.

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