Picrorrhiza kurroa Roots

  • English Name: Picrorrhiza
  • Common Name: Kutki

Protocols of Test
Specifications

Description
Brown Coloured Powder with very bitter taste

Identification
Presence of bitters by TLC-Positive

Solubility
 

Water
NLT 80.0%

50% v/v alcohol
NLT 80.0%

pH of 1% solution
4 - 7

Assay
 

Bitters
NLT 6.0%

Total Ash
NMT 10.0%

Moisture content
NMT 8.0%

Herb Ext Ratio
4:1

Active Ingredient
 

bitters
8.0%

Uses
Anti Hepatotoxic