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Tanacetum vulgare L


Characteristics of the plant Tanacetum vulgare L.

Tanacetum vulgare L. is a herbaceous perennial flowering plant from Compositaea family, with yellow, buttonlike flowers and stout erect stem, usually smooth and branching near the top. It is common in grassy habitats everywhere in Bulgaria. It contains etheric oil mainly thujone and other terpenes (borneol and thujol), flavonoids, tannic compounds and the bitter substance tanacetin.
In traditional medicine, a brew of Tanacetum vulgare is used cautiously in certain specific gastrointestinal conditions.*

Definition: Product from aerial parts of the plant Tanacetum vulgare L.

Characteristics: Green brown to brown amorphous powder, with specific odour, slightly solubile in water and ethanol 50%.

Identification: A, B, C, D
A: Terpene ketones (thujon) – colour reaction
B: Flavonoids – colour reaction
C: Coumarins – colour reaction
D: Tannic compounds (tannins) – colour reaction

 Testing for purity:
pH (10% solution): 4.0 to 6.5
Sulphated ash, %, not more than: 10.0
Heavy metals, %, not more than: 0.001
Loss on drying, %, not more than: 5.0

Content of active substancies:
Flavonoids, determined as apigenin: 18.0 to 22.0
Coumarins, determined as esculin, %: 7.5 to 9.0
Tannig compounds, determined as tannin, %: 7.5 to 9.0

Control: The qualitative indices of the product are controlled in accordance to company documentation, where are included assay methods and their validity concerning linearity and repetition.

Storage: At a temperature of 20 – 25oC.

Shelf life: 3 (three) years from the date of production.

Application: It is used alone or in combination with other plant extracts in production of food or feed additives.


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* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.