Botanical Name: Momordica charantia
Plant Part Used: Fruit
Processing Method: Extraction
Belonging to the family of Cucurbitaceae, Bitter melon is also known as bitter gourd and balsam pear. Originated in Africa, it is well known for its bitter taste. Charantin, momordicine, p-insulin, saponin, triterpene, proteid, steroid, alkaloid, lipid, and phenolic are active components present in bitter melon. It is rich in antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. This product is soluble in water as well as ethanol.
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The biological source of Bitter Melon is Momordica charantia.
|Mesh size||95% Passes through #80 mesh||USP<786>|
|Loss on drying||NMT 5.0% w/w||USP<731>|
|Total ash||NMT 5.0% w/w||USP<561>|
|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 1,000 cfu/g||USP<61>|
|Yeast & Mold||NMT 100 cfu/g||USP<61>|