International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Analysis Study Research Paper | Medicinal Plants | India | Volume 11 Issue 3, March 2022

FT-IR Analysis of Siddha Formulation 'Shanmuga Navaneetha Chendhooram'

Sinegalatha K | Essakkypandian G [2]

Abstract: Background: The Shanmuga Navaneetha Chendhooramis a poly mineral siddha formulation used for the treatment of Paarisavaatham (Hemiplegia), Chachuvaayu, Thanurvaatham, Jikkuvavaatham. Objective: The objective of the present study is to characterize and assess the functional groups in polymineral drug "ShanmugaNavaneethaChendhooram". Materials and methods: The ingredients were collected and purified and the drug was prepared as per Siddha literature "KannusamyParamparaiVaithiyam" by Kannusamypillai, page no: 353. Here, the drug was subjected into characterization through FT-IR analysis. Result: FT-IR characterization shows that the presence of functional groups like C-X Stretch (Bromide iodide), C-Cl Stretch (Aliphatic chloro compounds), CO-O-CO Stretch (Anhydride), O-H bending (Carboxylic acid), C=C Stretch (Alkene), O=C=O Stretch (Carbon-di-oxide), O-H Stretch (Alcohol), which ensure the efficacy and therapeutic effect of the drug. Conclusion: This study forms the base for the pharmaceutical analysis of Shanmuga Navaneetha Chendhooram which will be followed by access the functional group.

Keywords: FT-IR, Shanmuga Navaneetha Chendhooram, Functional groups, Paarisavaatham, Hemiplegia

Edition: Volume 11 Issue 3, March 2022,

Pages: 1529 - 1532

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