Powdered Rauwolfia Serpentina
» Powdered Rauwolfia Serpentina is Rauwolfia Serpentina reduced to a fine or a very fine powder, and adjusted, if necessary, to conform to the requirements for reserpine-rescinnamine group alkaloids by admixture with lactose or starch or with a powdered rauwolfia serpentina containing a higher or lower content of these alkaloids. It contains not less than 0.15 percent and not more than 0.20 percent of reserpine-rescinnamine group alkaloids, calculated as reserpine.
Packaging and storage Preserve in well-closed containers, and store at controlled room temperature, in a dry place, secure against insect attack (see Preservation under Vegetable and Animal Drugs, and the General Notices).
Identification It conforms to the requirements for Ground Rauwolfia Serpentina root under Botanic characteristics and meets the requirements of the test for Chemical identification under Rauwolfia Serpentina.
Microbial enumeration tests 61 and Tests for specified microorganisms 62 It meets the requirements of the test for absence of Salmonella species.
Acid-insoluble ash 561: not more than 2.0%.
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