Harpagophytum Species Root

Harpagophytum Species Root


 

DEFINITION

The article consists of the dried tuberous secondary roots of Harpagophytum procumbens (Burch.) DC. ex Meisn. or Harpagophytum zeyheri Decne. (Family Pedaliaceae).  It meets the Acceptance criteria under the Assay.

 

SYNONYMS

For H. procumbens

Harpagophytum burchellii Decne.

Uncaria procumbens Burch.

For H. zeyheri:

Harpagophytum zeyheri f. sublobatum Engl.

 

POTENTIAL CONFOUNDING MATERIALS

Old tubers of H. procumbens, Elephantorrhiza spp., and Acanthosicyos naudianus...