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Product No.: WY-016

Wild Yam Extract 16%

Product Picture:

The wild yam is a rich source of diosgenin.

Diosgenin, Nitogenin, (20R,25R)-Spirost-5-en-3beta-ol, Shan Yao Extract

Molecular Structure of Active Ingredients:

Molecular Formula : C27H42O3
Molecular Weight : 414.62
CAS No.: 512-04-9
EINECS : 208-134-3

Botanical Origin: Dioscorea opposita Thunb. ¨C Root
Identification: Positive by TLC
Appearance: Off-white powder
Odor & Taste: Characteristic odor and taste
Mesh Size: 90% Min. through 80 mesh
Assay: Diosgenin 16% Min. (HPLC)
Excipient: None
Moisture: 5.0% Max.
Heavy Metals: 10ppm Max.
Lead (Pb): 2ppm Max.
Arsenic (As): 2ppm Max.
Pesticides Residues: 1ppm Max.
Total Aerobic Count: 1,000cfu/g Max.
Yeast & Mold: 100cfu/g Max.
E. coli: Negative
Salmonella: Negative

Packing: 25kgs/Fibre drum, two plastic-bags inside
Storage: Stored in a well-closed container away from moisture and light
Shelf Life: Two years

Botanical Picture:

Main Biological Activity:
1. Estrogenic Effects
2. Glandular balancing formula

Main Application:
1. Health food
2. Dietary supplement
3. Pharmaceutical


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