Powdered American Ginseng
» Powdered American Ginseng is American Ginseng reduced to a fine or a very fine powder. It contains not less than 4.0 percent of total ginsenosides calculated on the dried basis.
Packaging and storage Store in tight containers, protected from light, moisture, and heat.
Labeling The label states the Latin binomial and, following the official name, the parts of the plant contained in the article.
USP Reference standards 11
USP Powdered American Ginseng Extract RS.
USP Powdered Asian Ginseng Extract RS.
Botanic characteristics Pale yellowish-brown powder with a slightly aromatic odor. Oval parenchymatous cells packed with starch granules and occasional druse crystals of calcium oxalate. Yellowish-brown secretory vessels with yellowish-brown contents.
Other requirements It meets the requirements of the tests for Identification, Loss on drying, Foreign organic matter, Total ash, Pesticide residues, Heavy metals, and Content of ginsenosides under American Ginseng.
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USP32NF27 Page 1023Pharmacopeial Forum: Volume No. 30(2) Page 564
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