International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development

International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development


International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
Vol. 5, Issue 5 (2018)

Titrimetric estimation of fulvic acid substances in Oriens Shilajit as a part of herbal nutraceutical standarization


Sekar Sasikala, Kumar Deeptha

Fulvic acids are family of organic acids and form a major part of the soil organic matter contents. In the present study, we aimed to estimate the amount of Fulvic acids in Shilajit, a well-known medicinal application in ayurveda using titration method. We obtained a fulvic acid percentage of 0.96% (w/w). Fulvic acid in Shilajit can be used to treat a variety of ailments as well protect the body against heavy metal accumulation.
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