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.

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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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Topic/Question Contact Expert Committee
Monograph Maged H. Sharaf, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist
(DSB05) Dietary Supplements - Botanicals
Reference Standards Lili Wang, Technical Services Scientist
USP32–NF27 Page 1023
Pharmacopeial Forum: Volume No. 30(2) Page 564
Chromatographic Column—
Chromatographic columns text is not derived from, and not part of, USP 32 or NF 27.