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Fitoterapia Volume 76, Issue 1 , January 2005, Pages 62-66

Quantitative determination of α-tocopherol in Pistacia lentiscus, Pistacia lentiscus var. chia, and Pistacia terebinthus by TLC-densitometry and colorimetry 

 

B. Kıvçak, and S. Akay 

Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Ege University, 35100 Izmir, Turkey 

 

Abstract

A quantitative determination of α-tocopherol in Pistacia lentiscus, Pistacia lentiscus var. chia, and Pistacia terebinthus, leaves was established by TLC-densitometry and colorimetry. The highest amount of α-tocopherol was found in P. lentiscus var. chia. 

 

Keywords: Pistacia lentiscus; Pistacia lentiscus var. chia; Pistacia terebinthus; α-Tocopherol; TLC-densitometry; Colorimetry

 

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