Picrorhiza kurrooa Root and Rhizome

Picrorhiza Species Root and Rhizome

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Picrorhiza kurrooa Root and Rhizome 


 

DEFINITION

The article consists of the dried root and rhizome of Picrorhiza kurrooa Royle (Family Plantaginaceae). It contains NLT 3.5% of iridoid glycosides calculated as the sum of picroside I and picroside II on the anhydrous basis.

 

SYNONYMS

The synonym status of the species names Picrorhiza kurrooa Royle and Picrorhiza kurroa Royle ex Benth. is unresolved at this time. Previously this species was placed in the Family Scrophulariaceae.

 

POTENTIAL CONFOUNDING MATERIALS

Picrorhiza scrophulariiflora Pennell

 

SELECTED COMMON NAMES

Chinese: 胡簧莲

English:...

Key Information

Comment End Date:
May 2, 2014

Other Versions

Proposed For Development Version 0.1