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.