Boerhaavia diffusa herb

  • English Name:Hogweed
  • Common Name: Punernava

Protocols of Test
Specifications

Description
Yellowish to brown powder with bitter taste

Identification
Presence of Alkaloids Positive

Solubility
 

Water
NLT 80.0%

50% v/v alcohol
NLT 70.0%

pH of 1% solution
4 - 7

Assay
 

For Alkaloids
NLT 0.10%

Total Ash
NMT 15.0%

Moisture content
NMT 8.0%

Herb Ext Ratio
8:1

Active Ingredient
 

Alkaloids
0.1%

Uses
Diuretic