Bombax malabaricum gum

  • English Name: Silk cotton tree
  • Common Name: Salmali

Protocols of Test
Specifications

Description
Light Yellowish brown Powder with slight bitter taste

Identification
TLC Comparison with Raw material – Positive

Solubility
 

Water
NLT 70.0%

50% v/v alcohol
NLT 70.0%

pH of 1% solution
4 - 7

Assay
 

For Mucilage
NLT 15.0%

Total Ash
NMT 10.0%

Moisture content
NMT 8.0%

Herb Ext Ratio
8:1

Active Ingredient
 

Mucilage
15.0%

Uses
Antioxidant & Anti-Helicobacter