Tribulus Terrestris (Gokshuru)

Botanical Name : Tribulus Terrestris

Common Name : Gokshuru

Plant Part Used : The dried aerial parts

Composition: 20%, 40% Total Steroidal Saponins

Description / Appearance : A yellow to light brown colored powder
Loss on drying : NMT 5.0 % w/w
Water Soluble Extractives : NLT 85.0% w/w on dry basis
50% Alcohol soluble extractive : NLT 70.0% w/w on dry basis
Assay Saponins : NLT 40.0%
Heavymetals : NMT 20 ppm

Microbiology Tests:

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