Grains of Paradise Extract Powder 12.5% 6-Paradol, HPLC


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Product Description

Botanical Name: Aframomum melegueta
Plant Part Used: Seed
Processing Method: Extraction

Also known as melegueta pepper, alligator pepper, Guinea grains, and ossame, Grains of Paradise belongs to the family of Zingiberaceae. These seeds are spicy and bitter in taste. They are also used to make essential oils that are a good source of gingerol, paradol, and shagaol. Grains of Paradise is also a good source of antioxidants and has many health benefits.

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Note: Information contained herein is believed to be accurate and is offered in good faith for the benefit of the customer: Green Jeeva, LLC., however does not assume any liability or risk involved in the use of its products since the conditions of use are beyond our control. Nothing contained herein shall constitute an express or implied guarantee or warranty with respect to Green Jeeva, LLC’s or their use.

The biological source of Grains of Paradise is Aframomum melegueta.

It is commonly known as grains of paradise, malaguena pepper, Guinea grains, ossame, fom wisa.

Aframomum melegueta is a species of Zingiberaceae family, and closely related to cardamom.

The Grains of Paradise extract powder that we provide is light brown in color.

Our Products are tested in globally recognized third party labs like Eurofins, SGS &TUV. The products are tested for presence of pesticides as per USDA 561 list of prohibited pesticides and European Union Minimum Residual limits (MRLs) on pesticides. When pesticides are found below level of detection (LOD) then only we accept that.

This product is packed in a well closed container and needs to be stored away from heat, moisture, and dust.

Generally, the shelf life of the product which we provide is 36 months.

We provide Grains of Paradise Extract Powder with a moisture content of NMT 10%. The moisture content of the product facilitates the growth of microorganisms in the product, which in turn increases the risk of biological hazards. Moisture content NMT 10% in our product ensures better control of microbial growth and, in turn, increased shelf life.

Content of 6-Paradol is NLT 12.5% and the test method used is HPLC.
Biological source: Aframomum Melegueta
Shelf Life: 24months
Plant part used: Seeds
Country Of Origin: China
Items Specification Test Methods
Physical Analysis
Description Powder Organoleptic
Color Light brown Organoleptic
Odor Characteristic Organoleptic
Taste Characteristic Organoleptic
Mesh size 90% Passes through #80 mesh USP<786>
Loss on drying NMT 5.0% w/w USP<731>
Identification Identical to R.S. sample TLC
6-paradol NLT 12.5% HPLC
Sulphated Ash NMT3.0% USP<281>
Residual Solvent NMT0.5% USP<467>
Residual Pesticides Meet USP requirement USP<561>
Total Heavy Metals NMT 10 ppm USP<231>
Lead NMT 2 ppm USP<232>
Arsenic NMT 2 ppm USP<232>
Mercury NMT 0.5 ppm USP<232>
Cadmium NMT 0.5 ppm USP<232>
Microbiology Test
Total Plate Count NMT 10,000 cfu/g USP<61>
Yeast & Mold NMT 1000 cfu/g USP<61>
E. Coli Absent USP<62>
Salmonella Absent USP<62>
Staphylococcus aurreus Absent

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