Lawsonia alba leaves

  • English Name: Henna
  • Common Name: Mehendi

Protocols of Test
Specifications

Description
Greenish Brown Powder with slight bitter taste

Identification
Presence of Mucilage & Tannins – Positive

Solubility
 

Water
Min.75.0%

50% v/v alcohol
Min. 75.0%

pH of 1% solution
4 - 7

Assay
 

Mucilage
Min. 20.0%

Tannins
Min. 5.0%

Total Ash
Max. 10.0%

Moisture content
Max. 8.0%

Herb Ext Ratio
6:1

Active Ingredient
 

Mucilage
20.0%

Uses
Shampoo