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  Sennosides Glymnemic Acid    

GLYMNEMIC ACID

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
 RAW MATERIAL Leaves of Gymnema Sylvestre (Asclepiadaceae) 
PREPARATION Total extractives using Water, Selective extraction, further processing crystallisation  purification.
 PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS Light brownish amorphous powder, hygroscopic soluble in alcohol insoluble in pet.ether.Potassium salt is reddish-brown crystalline powder soluble in water or alcohol.
CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS 
COMMON NAMES Gymnemin
CHEMICAL NAME 3-0-b-D-glucuronopyranosyl-21-[ S(+)-2-methylbutyloyl] -28-0-acetylgymnermagenin.
MOLECULAR FORMULA C43 H68 014
MOLECULAR WEIGHT 766
IDENTIFICATION 
I R (KBr) 
Specific Optical rotation

 3420, 1745 
+36.3 deg   (methanol)
PURITY (HPLC)     90% plus as specified 
TOXICITY  
USE Antisweet, Anti-diabetic


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