Convolvulus pluricaulis herb

  • English Name: Bindweed
  • Common Name: Shankhpushpi

Protocols of Test
Specifications

Description
Brown Coloured Powder with peculiar odour & taste.

Identification
Presence of alkaloids - Positive

Solubility
 

Water
NLT 60.0%

50% v/v alcohol
NLT 60.0%

pH of 1% solution
4 - 7

Assay
 

For Alkaloids
NLT 0.40%

Bitters
NLT 2.00%

Total Ash
NMT 20.0%

Moisture content
NMT 8.0%

Herb Ext Ratio
7:1

Active Ingredient
 

Alkaloids
0.4%

Uses
Memory Tonic