Chemical composition of subcritical water extraction extract of Tribulus Terrestris

Ersin Akgollu, Ahmet Umay, Murat Turk, Ramazan Bilgin


Subcritical water extraction of Tribulus terrestris leaves and fruits was performed at 100 ºC and 60 atm for 30 min. Chemical composition of volatile extracts was investigated.  A simple lactone compound Loliolide (23,82%) was  main components associated with 26 identified molecules which are mostly oxygenated compounds.


Tribulus Terrestris; subcritical water extraction

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