What is meant by levigation?

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S.M. Habibur rahman's picture

Answer: 
Grinding an insoluble substance to a fine powder, when it is wet is called as Levigation. Ref http://www.lenntech.com/chemistry/levigation.htm#ixzz11yU5Kucs
Satheesh Babu's picture

Answer: 
it is method of particle size reduction include use of the mortar and pastle in the prepartion of ointments.in this, the finely divided powders is levigated thoroughly with a small quantity of ointment base. levigating agents eg.,mineral oil, glycerin. ref: Encyclopedia of PHARMACEUTICAL TECHNOLOGY Third Edition, VOLUME 1, edited by James Swarbrick,PharmaceuTech, Inc.Pinehurst, North Carolinia, USA,page 3265

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