Piper longum Fruits

  • English Name: Indian Long Pepper
  • Common Name: Pippali

Protocols of Test
Specifications

Description
Brown Coloured Powder with peculiar odour

Identification
Presence of Piperine-Positive

Solubility
 

Water
NLT 80.0%

50% v/v alcohol
NLT 70.0%

pH of 1% solution
4 - 7

Assay
 

Piperine
NLT 3.0%

Total Ash
NMT 10.0%

Moisture content
NMT 8.0%

Herb Ext Ratio
7:1

Active Ingredient
 

Piperine
3.0%

Uses
Carminative