Digitalis purpurea leaf

Digitalis purpurea leaf

Proposed For Comment Version 0.1

Digitalis purpurea Leaf

 


DEFINITION

The article consists of the dried leaf of Digitalis purpurea L. (Fam. Plantaginaceae). It may be reduced to powder or very fine powder. It contains NLT 0.3% of total cardenolides, calculated as digitoxin, on the dried basis.

 

SYNONYMS

None known

 

POTENTIAL CONFOUNDING MATERIALS

Digitalis lanata Ehrh.

 

SELECTED COMMON NAMES

Chinese: Mao di huang

English: Foxglove

Swedish: Fingerborgsblomma

 

CONSTITUENTS OF INTEREST

Cardenolides: Digitoxin, gitoxin...