Hops's Details & Specifications

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Botanical Name :  Humulus lupulus Linn.
Hindi Name :  Hops (View Name of this herb in more Languages)
English Name :  Hops
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Category

:  Diuretic
 
 

Source

Flowers :  Fresh and dried
N/A :  N/A
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Family

:  Urticaceae
 
 
Geographical Source
The plant is indigenous to British and is found in following countries: - British Europe France India Ireland Scotland
 
 

Identification

Organoleptic characteristics
Colour :  N/A
Seeds :  Hops
Taste :  N/A
Size :  N/A
Physical Standards
Total Ash :  N/A
Moisture :  Not more than 5.0 %
 
 

Chemical Constituents

Major
Major chemical constituents responsible for physicochemical and therapeutic action of the herb are: - Volatile oil (0.3% to 1.0%) Sesquiterpene Humulene Soft resin Lupamaric acid (Humulone) Lupamaric acid (Lupulinic acid)
 
Minor
Various minor chemical constituents of this drug are :-- Choline Asparagines
 
 

Storage

To maintain physicochemical properties and medicinal values of the herb it is recommended to maintain following storage conditions: - Air tight containers Protection from light Protection from moisture