Dried extract is a solid drug preparation that can be incorporated into tablets, coated tablets and capsules. In production, the drug is most exhaustively extracted with a solvent. Thereafter, the solvent used for extraction evaporates again and the solid residue is fed to a drying process. Dried extracts have a moisture content of max. 5%, however, they tend to attract moisture and thus clump together. Therefore, the dried extracts often contain additives such as maltodextrin, syrup, silica, etc..