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Botanical Name: Momordica charantia
Plant Part Used: Fruit
Processing Method: Extraction
Also known as African cucumber, bitter gourd, Carilla fruit, bitter apple that belongs to the family Cucurbitaceae. It is native to The Caribbean, Asia, and Africa. Terpenoids, Phenolics, Saponins, Sterols are the bioactive components present in the fruit. It is a good source of fiber, vitamins like Vitamin A, B, C, and also minerals like Potassium, Zinc, Iron. It is well known for its bitter taste and health beneficial properties. It is a power pack of antioxidants that provide protection to our body against the harmful effects of free radicals. It is good for the pancreas, heart, kidney, skin, eye health.
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|Mesh size||Passes through #60 mesh||USP<786>|
|Loss on drying||NMT 5.0% w/w||USP<731>|
|PH 5% Solution||5 - 7||USP <791>|
|Untapped Bulk Density||0.30g/ml To 0.70 g/ml||USP<616>|
|Tapped bulk density||0.50g/ml To 0.90 g/ml||USP<616>|
|Solubility in water||NLT 80 % w/v||USP|
|Total Bitter||NLT 20.0%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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