The Saponin of Fenugreek Seeds

@article{Soliman1943TheSO,
  title={The Saponin of Fenugreek Seeds},
  author={G Soliman and ZAHIRA MUSTAFA},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1943},
  volume={151},
  pages={195-196}
}
THE presence of a saponin in the seeds of Trigonella Foenum grœcum (Leguminosæ) was first reported by Wunschendorff1, who had subjected the defatted seeds to a process of extraction with alcohol. He obtained from the alcoholic extract a gelatinous precipitate which was afterwards dissolved in alcohol and reprecipitated with ether. Wunschendorff described… CONTINUE READING