Hygeia journal for drugs and medicines


A Cost effective HPLC method for the analysis of Curcuminoids

Hygeia.J.D.Med.8(1) May 2016 - October 2016  


Radha A., P. Ragavendran, Alex Thomas, D. Suresh Kumar*

Confederation for Ayurvedic Renaissance-Keralam Ltd, KINFRA Small Industries Park, Nalukettu Road, KINFRA Park, P.O. - 680 309, Koratty, Thrissur District, Kerala, India.

PlanValidation of a method for the HPLC estimation of curcuminoids

PrefaceMany methods are available for the assay of curcumin, the major pigment in turmeric rhizomes.These include direct fluorimetric, spectroscopic and HPLC methods. HPLC analysis of compounds is expensive, as HPLC grade water and solvents are used. Considering the expensive nature of solvents used in HPLC analysis, there is a need to develop cost-effective methods for the estimation of compounds using HPLC.

MethodologyWe modified a recently-reported HPLC method for the estimation of curcuminoids. The modified method was validated and found to be  accurate, precise, specific, reproducible, and rugged.

OutcomeThis cost-effective method can be utilized for the speedy and routine HPLC estimation of curcuminoids.  

Keywords : Curcuminoids, HPLC validation, turmeric, Cost-effective method

Corresponding author email: dvenu21@yahoo.com

Rid: D-2044-2014

Article citation 

Radha A., P. Ragavendran, Alex Thomas, D. Suresh Kumar. A Cost Effective HPLC Method for the Analysis of Curcuminoids .Hygeia.J.D.Med 2016; 8(1):1-15. Available from http://www.hygeiajournal.com / Article ID-Hygeia.J.D.Med/152/16.   DOI:10.15254/H.J.D.Med.8.2016.152.  


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