Content of essential oil, terpenoids and polyphenols in commercial chamomile (Chamomilla recutita L. Rauschert) teas from different countries

@article{Raal2012ContentOE,
  title={Content of essential oil, terpenoids and polyphenols in commercial chamomile (Chamomilla recutita L. Rauschert) teas from different countries},
  author={A. Raal and A. Orav and T. P{\"u}ssa and Catri Valner and Birgit Malmiste and E. Arak},
  journal={Food Chemistry},
  year={2012},
  volume={131},
  pages={632-638}
}
  • A. Raal, A. Orav, +3 authors E. Arak
  • Published 2012
  • Chemistry
  • Food Chemistry
  • Abstract Commercial samples of German chamomile ( Chamomilla recutita (L.) Rauschert) tea ( n  = 13), packaged in different countries and purchased in Estonia either at food markets (9) or at retail pharmacies (4), were analysed for the essential oil and terpenoid content and constituents by GC–MS. Also the tea infusions were analysed for polyphenols spectrophotometrically and chromatographically by LC-DAD–MS/MS. The oils were obtained from chamomile flowers with yields of 0.10 – 0.61%. The… CONTINUE READING
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