Skip to main content

Table 3 Physicochemical analysis of different parts of Aralia cachemirica

From: Pharmacognostic standardization of Aralia cachemirica: a comparative study

Physicochemical parameters (%age) Plant parts
Leaves Stem Root
Total ash 17.745 6.54 8.14
Acid insoluble ash 10.076 0.99 1.99
Water soluble ash 8.221 1.80 6.33
Foreign matter 0 0 0.75
Loss on drying 6.61 9.67 9.45
Swelling index 10 100 60
Foaming index < 100 < 100 < 100
1% pH 6.19 5.86 6.10
10% pH 5.87 5.14 5.68
Total fat content 8.21 2.57 12.58