Journal of Pharmaceutics / 2013 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Isolation and Evaluation of Mucilage of Adansonia digitata Linn as a Suspending Agent

Table 2

Physicochemical screening of mucilage of Adansonia digitata.

Sr. no.Evaluation propertiesObservations

1ColourLight green
2OdourCharacteristics
3TasteMucilaginous
4NatureCrystalline
5SolubilityForms colloidal solution in water and insoluble in alcohol and chloroform
6Total ash value3.44%
7Acid insoluble ash value1.5%
8Water soluble ash value1.88%
11Loss on drying11.8%
13Swelling index3

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