Botanical Name: Valeriana officinalis
Plant Part Used: Roots
Processing Method: Extract
Native to Europe and Asia, it is a perennial flowering plant. Its major active compounds are flavanones, alkaloids, and sesquiterpenes. It also contains valerenic acid, beta-sitosterol, ursolic acid, 4, 4', 8, 8'-tetrahydroxy-3, 3'-dimethoxyl-dibenzyl-ditetrahydrofuran and caryophyllene acide, valerane, naphthalene, linoleic acid, ethyl ester, and myrtenyl acetate. Having many health-beneficial components, it is used as herbal medicine. It also aids in promoting the natural sleep cycle of the body and keeping away insomnia.
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TLC is used as an identification method for the assay of this product.
E. coli & Salmonella are pathogens that may show symptoms like nausea, stomach cramps to the consumer. Hence, we do not accept products that contain E. coli & Salmonella.
Yes, California’s Safe Drinking Water & Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 is commonly known as Proposition 65 (Prop 65), which establishes a list of chemicals that the state of California’s risk assessment process has determined to present a risk of cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm. As a result, we ensure our products are free from toxic chemicals or within required residual limits.
It contains essential oils and their sesquiterpenoid derivatives (valerenic acids), epoxy iridoid esters (valepotriates), alkaloids, flavonoids like linarin, methylapigenin, hesperidin and lignans and other valerian constituents like caffeic and clorogenic acids, â-sitosterol, tannins, choline etc.
The root of the plant is used in this product.
Valeriana officinalis is the botanical name of this product.
The mesh size is an important factor when the products will be subjected to further processing like encapsulation, tablet making, etc. The end application of the product generally helps in determining which mesh size is suitable to buy. Preformulation studies will help in the selection of mesh size.
We provide Valerian Extract Powder 4:1 with moisture content below 5%. 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 below 5% in our product ensures better control of microbial growth and, in turn, increased shelf life.
|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 100,000 cfu/g||USP<61>|
|Yeast & Mold||NMT 1000 cfu/g||USP<61>|