Piper methysticum Rootstock Powder

Piper methysticum Root and Rhizome Powder

Proposed For Development Version 0.1

Piper methysticum Rootstock Powder

 


 

DEFINITION

 

The article consists of the dried rootstock (rhizome) of Piper methysticum G. Forst (Family Piperaceae) reduced to powder or very fine powder. It contains not less than 4.5% of kavalactones, calculated as the sum of methysticin, dihydromethysticin, kawain, dihydrokawain, yangonin, and desmethoxyyangonin on the dried basis.

 

POTENTIAL CONFOUNDING MATERIALS

Piper wichmannii C.DC.

Piper methysticum var. wichmannii (C.DC) Lebot. 

 

CONSTITUENTS OF INTEREST

Kavalactones: Kawain (kavain), dihydrokawain, methysticin, dihydromethysticin, yangonin, and demethoxyyangonin

Chalconoides: Flavokavain A-C...

Other Versions

Final Authorized Version 1.0
Proposed For Comment Version 0.2