Caralluma fimbriata

  • English Name: Caralluma
  • Common Name: Caralluma

Protocols of Test
Specifications

Description
Brown coloured powder with slight bitter taste

Identification
Presence of Mucilage-Positive

Solubility
 

Water
Min. 75.0%

50% v/v alcohol
Min. 50.0%

pH of 1% solution
3 - 7

Assay
 

For Mucilages
Min. 20.0%

Total Ash
Max. 10.0%

Moisture content
Max. 8.0%

Herb Ext Ratio
5:1

Active Ingredient
 

Pregnane Glycosides
30.0%

Uses
Weight management