Emblica officinalis Fruit

  • English Name: Indian Gooseberry
  • Common Name: Amla

Protocols of Test
Specifications

Description
Brown coloured Powder with astringent taste

Identification
1. Test for Tannins by Ferric Chloride Solution – Positive

 
2. Aq. solution gives red colour with Litmus solution

Solubility
 

Water
Min. 60.00%

50% v/v alcohol
Min. 60.00%

pH of 1% solution
4 - 7

Assay
 

Embellin
NLT 2.00%

Total Ash
NMT 10.00%

Moisture content
Max. 8.00%

Herb Ext Ratio
10:1

Active Ingredient
 

Tannins
25.0%

Uses
Antioxident