Myristica fragrans

  • English Name: Myristica
  • Common Name: Jaiphal

Protocols of Test
Specifications

Description
Light Brown coloured powder with Characteristic odour

Identification
Presence of Volatile Oil.

 
Presence of Fatty Acid by TLC- Positive .

Solubility
 

Water
Min. 70.00%

50% v/v alcohol
Min. 70.00%

pH of 1% solution
4 - 7

Assay
 

Volatile oils
Min. 2.00%

Total Ash
Max. 10.0%

Moisture content
Max. 8.00%

Herb Ext Ratio
4:1

Active Ingredient
 

Total Volatile As Hexane soluble
0.01

Uses
Skin Cream