Botanical Name: Withania somnifera
Plant Part Used: Roots
Processing Method: Extraction
Ashwagandha is also known as poison gooseberry, Indian ginseng, or winter cherry. Belonging to the family of Solanaceae, it is a small plant that produces yellow flowers. Berries, leaves, and roots of this plant are used in ayurvedic medicine. The major active components of Ashwangndha are withanolides, withaferins, saponins. It also contains isopelletierine, anaferine, cuseohygrine, anahygrine, sitoindosides, and acylsterylglucosides. It is rich in antioxidants and has many health benefits.
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|Mesh size||100% passes through 40 mesh||USP<786>|
|Loss on drying||NMT 10.0% w/w||USP<731>|
|Withanolides ( A )||NLT 3.0% w/w||Gravimetric|
|50% Alcohol Solubility||NLT 70% w/v||USP|
|Solubility in water||NLT 70% w/v||USP|
|Un tapped Bulk Density||0.50 - 1.0g/ml||USP<616>|
|Tapped Bulk Density||0.30 - 0.70g/ml||USP<616>|
|pH (of 5% Solution)||4-6||USP<791>|
|Identification||Withanolides By TLC||TLC|
|Alkaloids (B)||NLT 2.0% w/w||Gravimetric|
|Total Withanolides (A+B)||NLT 5.0 w/w||Gravimetric|
|Total Heavy Metals||NMT 10 ppm||USP<231>|
|Lead||NMT 0.5 ppm||USP<232>|
|Arsenic||NMT 1 ppm||USP<232>|
|Mercury||NMT 0.5 ppm||USP<232>|
|Cadmium||NMT 0.5 ppm||USP<232>|
|Total Plate Count||NMT 100,000 cfu/g||USP<61>|
|Yeast & Mold||NMT 1000 cfu/g||USP<61>|
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