Andrographis paniculata Herb

  • English Name:Green Chiretta
  • Common Name: Kalmegh

Protocols of Test
Specifications

Description
Greenish Brown Coloured powder with acrid bitter taste

Identification
Presence of Bitters (Andrographolide) by T.L.C.– Positive

Solubility
 

Water
NLT 40.0%

50% v/v alcohol
NLT 70.0%

pH of 1% solution
4 - 7

Assay
 

Andrographolide
NLT 8.0%

Total Ash
NMT 10.0%

Moisture content
NMT 8.0%

Herb Ext Ratio
10:1

Active Ingredient
 

Andrographolides
8.0%

Uses
Hepatoprotectant