Orchis mascula Roots

  • English Name: Salep Orchid
  • Common Name:Salab Mishri

Protocols of Test
Specifications

Description
Brown Coloured Powder with Slight bitter taste

Identification
Presence of Mucilage-Positive

Solubility
 

Water
NLT 75.0%

50% v/v alcohol
NLT 50.0%

pH of 1% solution
4 - 7

Assay
 

Mucilages
NLT 10.00%

Total Ash
NMT 10.0%

Moisture content
NMT 8.0%

Herb Ext Ratio
10:1

Active Ingredient
 

Mucilage
5.0%

Uses
Aphrodisiac, Tonic