Lagerstromea speciosa leaves

  • English Name: Banaba
  • Common Name: Banaba

Protocols of Test
Specifications
Description
Brown coloured powder with Slight astringent taste
Identification
Presence of Tannins – Positive
Solubility
Water
Min. 60.0%
50% v/v alcohol
Min. 70.0%
pH of 1% solution
4 - 7
Assay
For Tannins
Min. 30.0%
Total Ash
Max. 10.0%
Moisture content
Max. 8.0%
Herb Ext Ratio
10:1
Active Ingredient
Saponins
20.0%
Uses
Anti-diabetic