Hedychium spicatum Rhizomes

  • English Name: Spiked Ginger Lilly
  • Common Name: Kapur Kachri

Protocols of Test
Specifications

Description
Light yellowish brown coloured powder with peculiar taste

Identification
Presence of Glucosides by TLC- Positive

Solubility
 

Water
Min. 50.0%

50% v/v alcohol
Min. 50.0%

pH of 1% solution
4 - 7

Assay
 

for Volatile oil
Min. 0.10%

Total Ash
Max. 10.0%

Moisture content
Max. 8.0%

Herb Ext Ratio
20:1

Active Ingredient
 

Volatile Oil
0.1%

Uses
Cosmetic