Ipecacuana Extract

Botanical Name : Cephaelis Ipecacuanha

Common Name : Ipecacuana

Plant Part Used : Roots

Composition: 2% and 8% Alkaloids

Ipecacuana Extract-2%

Description / Appearance : A Dark brown colored uniform liquid with characteristic odour
Identification : By TLC
Alcohol content : 63-69% v/ v
Relative density : 0.910-0.960
Total alkaloids calculated as Emetine : 1.90 to 2.10 %w/v

Microbiology Tests

Total Aerobic Microbial Countt : NMT 1000 cfu/gm
Yeast & Mould : NMT 100 cfu/gm
Salmonella : absent
Escherichia coli : absent
Staphylococcus aureus : absent
Pseudomonas aeruginosa : absent
Enterobacteriaceae : absent

Ipecacuana Extract-8%

Description / Appearance : A Dark brown colored uniform liquid with characteristic odour
Solubility : 80% v/v Alcohol
Total Alkaloids (Calculated As Emetine) : 7.8 to 8.2% w/w

Microbiology Tests

Total Aerobic Microbial Countt : Less than 10000 CFU/
Yeast & Mould : Less than 10000 CFU/
Entero Bacteriaceae : Not detectable in 1 g
Escherichia coli : Not detectable in 1 g
Pseudomonas Aeruginosa : Not detectable in 1 g
Staphylococcus Aureus : Not detectable in 1 g