Licorice (Glycyrrhiza Glabra)

Botanical Name : Glycyrrhiza Glabra

Common Name : Licorice

Plant Part Used : Roots

Composition: 7%, 10%, 20% Glycyrrhizinic Acid

Licorice By HPLC

Description / Appearance : A dark brown colour Fine Powder
Odour and Taste : Characteristic odour & sweet taste
Solubility In water : NLT 75% w/w
pH 1% solution : 5-7
Moisture : NMT 10.0% w/w
Residue on Ignition : NMT 8.0% w/w
Glycyrrhizic Acid By HPLC : NLT 20.0% w/w

Microbiology Tests

a) Total Aerobic Microbial Count : NMT 5000 cfu/gm
b) Yeast & Mould : NMT 100 cfu/gm
c) Salmonella : Absent in 1gram
d) Escherichia coli : Absent in 1gram
e) Staphylococcus aureus : Absent in 1gram

Composition: 7%, 10%, 20% Glycyrrhizinic Acid

Licorice-20% By Gravimetry

Description / Appearance : A dark brown colour Fine Powder
Odour and Taste : Characteristic odour & sweet taste
Solubility In water : NLT 70% w/w
pH 1% solution : 5-7
Moisture : NMT 10.0% w/w
Residue on Ignition : NMT 8.0% w/w
Glycyrrhizic Acid By HPLC : NLT 20.0% w/w

Microbiology Tests

a) Total Aerobic Microbial Count : NMT 5000 cfu/gm
b) Yeast & Mould : NMT 100 cfu/gm
c) Salmonella : Absent in 1gram
d) Escherichia coli : Absent in 1gram
e) Staphylococcus aureus : Absent in 1gram