Development And Application Of An HPLC Method To Detect Eugenia jambolana In A Unani Formulation

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Mhatre Priyaj , Menon S.N. , Sunita Shai lajan
S.P.MANDALI S, RAMNARAIN RUIA COLLEGE, MATUNGA, MUMBAI 400019, INDIA.
AND S.P.MANDALI S THERAPEUTIC DRUG MONITORING LABORATORY, MUMBAI 400022

Eugenia jambolana is prescribed for management of diabetes and several-marketed formulation contain the seeds of Eugenia jambolana as an ingredient. Seed powder is widely used in diabetes and urine related troubles. It is also used in indigestion, loss of appetite, vomiting and fever. The present study reports a High Performance Liquid Chromatographic (HPLC), technique as simple & cost effective Quality Control method.

Methanolic extract of seed powder of Eugenia jambolana is used for carrying out HPLC. The method developed is applied to evaluate a marketed unani formulation, Diab-eaze capsules marketed by Dehlvi Remedies manufactured by Dehlvi Naturals. The method is reproducible and can be easily applied as a quality assurance measure for marketed formulations.

Keywords :- Eugenia jambolana , HPLC