Botanical Name: Taraxacum officinale
Plant Part Used: Root
Processing Method: Extraction
also known as cankerwort, bitterwort, and blow-ball that belongs to the family Asteraceae. It is native to Eurasia and North America. The major active components in this root are taraxacin which is responsible for its bitter taste. It is rich in alpha and beta carotene, beta-cryptoxanthin, lutein, zeaxanthin, tannins, caffeic and coumaric acid, inulin. This root is also a good source of vitamins like vitamins A, B1, B2 B3, C, E, K, and minerals like calcium, sodium, iron, phosphorus, magnesium, zinc, and selenium. It also contains nitric oxide which plays a major role in the immune system and acts as an intracellular messenger. Intake of this root in raw or powder form is good for our liver, kidney, gallbladder, immune system, and joint health.
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|Color||light beige to brown||Organoleptic|
|Mesh size||NLT 95% Passes through #80 mesh||USP<786>|
|Loss on drying||NMT 5.0% w/w||USP<731>|
|Pesticide residue||Meet USP<561>||Meet USP<561>|
|Bulk density||0.3-0.6 g/ml||USP<616>|
|Solubility||Partially soluble in water||USP|
|Solvents residue||Complies USP<467>||USP|
|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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