Withania somnifera Roots

  • English Name: Winter Cherry
  • Common Name:Ashwagandha

Protocols of Test
Specifications

Description
Light Brown coloured powder with bitter taste

Identification
Presence of Alkaloids by TLC – Positive

Solubility
 

Water
NLT 80.0%

50% v/v alcohol
NLT 80.0%

pH of 1% solution
4 - 7

Assay
 

Alkaloids
NLT 0.75%

Total Withanolides
NLT 2.50%

Total Ash
NMT 15.0%

Moisture content
NMT 8.0%

Herb Ext Ratio
5:1

Active Ingredient
 

Total Withanaloids
2.5%

Uses
Antioxidant