Process for providing herbal medicants in cellulose derivative capsules

  • US 6,482,432 B2
  • Filed: 02/01/2001
  • Issued: 11/19/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/07/2000
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A cellulose derivative capsule having encapsulated therein an herb extract having a moisture content of less than 10 percent by weight, wherein the herb extract is provided by extracting an herbal plant material with an aqueous alcohol to provide an aqueous alcoholic herbal extract, adding sufficient glycerin to the aqueous alcohol herbal extract to maintain the herbal extract in solution or dispersed in the alcohol mixture, and removing alcohol and water from the aqueous alcoholic herbal extract to maintain the herbal extract in solution or dispersed in the glycerin base liquid.

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