Powdered Hawthorn Leaf with Flower
» Powdered Hawthorn Leaf with Flower is Hawthorn Leaf with Flower reduced to a fine or very fine powder.
Labeling— The label states the Latin binomial and, following the official name, the parts of the plant source from which the article was derived. The label also states the following cautionary statement: “Cardiotonic Herb. Not recommended for use without the advice of a health care practitioner.”
USP Reference standards 11
USP Hyperoside RS
USP Quercetin RS
USP Vitexin RS
Botanic characteristics—
Microscopic— Its microscopic characteristics conform to the description given in the section Botanic characteristics under Hawthorn Leaf with Flower.
Other requirements— It meets the requirements of the tests for Identification, Microbial enumeration, Loss on drying, Foreign organic matter, Total ash, Pesticide residues, Content of C-glycosylated flavones, and Content of O-glycosylated flavones under Hawthorn Leaf with Flower.
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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 1038
Pharmacopeial Forum: Volume No. 34(5) Page 1209