Nigella sativa Seeds

  • English Name: Black Cumin
  • Common Name: Kalongi

Protocols of Test
Specifications

Description
Dark Brown coloured powder with bitter taste

Identification
Presence of Bitters – Positive

Solubility
 

Water
NLT 80.0%

50% v/v alcohol
NLT 70.0%

pH of 1% solution
4 - 7

Assay
 

Bitters
NLT 2.00%

Saponins
NLT 10.00%

Total Ash
NMT 10.0%

Moisture content
NMT 8.0%

Herb Ext Ratio
6:1

Active Ingredient
 

Fixed Oil
5.0%

Uses
Anthelmitic