Spray Drying: Shaping of Modern Herbal Formulation
It is essential to use herbal medicine with the powdered material obtained through this technology make better quality of herbal medicine. The advantage lies on speed, versatility, quality assurance and quality control. Researches are coming out more to generate particulate products with precise specifications in continuous operations. Production of tablets by direct compression, stable herbal dried powders with good flow properties are easily formulated as required.
Further research on spray dried herbal medicine is contributing on the utilization of the different medicinal plant materials for product development and herbal medicine promotion. Spray drying technique has made it possible to engineer intermediate products of many medicinal plant materials with improved physical and mechanical characteristics for further developing quality indicators. Since bioactive compounds present in plant material comprises of multi-segment blends and by the utilization of shower drying innovation, their partition and assurance could be a better option. We may expect in near future many established herbal preparation will come in market using these techniques and it will gain its market capital much quickly.
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