Botanical Name: Ptychopetalum olacoides
Plant Part Used: stem
Processing Method: Extraction
also known as marapuama, potency wood, Raiz del macho which belong to the Olacaceae family. It is native to South America. Muirapuamine is the major active component present in the stem of this plant. This plant is well-known and traditionally used in herbal medicine. Alkaloids, phenolic compounds, fatty acids, and fatty acid esters are major bioactive components present in this plant. It is also a good source of potent antioxidants like luteolin, caffeic acid, ferulic acid that provide protection against harmful oxidative stress. This herb is good for memory, the central nervous system, gut, and joint health.
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The biological source of Muira Puama is Ptychopetalum olacoides.
|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>|
|Solubility||Not soluble in water||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 1000 cfu/g||USP<61>|
|Yeast & Mold||NMT 100 cfu/g||USP<61>|