Carotenoid composition of 14 herbal tea consumed by Herbaria was investigated by HPLC method. The main components were lutein (36-49%) cis-luteins (2-20%) and β-carotene (3-25%). α- and β-cryptoxanthin, α-carotene and some 5,6-epoxy-carotenoids (neoxanthin, violaxanthin, antheraxanthin) were detected. The chlorophyll content was also measured.
|Translated title of the contribution||Investigation of carotenoid content of herbal tea|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Acta pharmaceutica Hungarica|
|Publication status||Published - dec. 1 2001|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pharmaceutical Science