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Polyphenols in Herbal Extracts

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Abstract

Herbs are well known and often used in everyday life. This work is a review of commonly used herbs. The focus was on their short characteristics, therapeutic effects, and polyphenolic profile. The most popular methods of extracting polyphenolic compounds from herbs were compared. The main attention was paid to water and alcoholic extraction as they are used in domestic conditions. A separate section is devoted to fortification of beverages with herbs.

Keywords

Polyphenols Herbs Herbal beverages Extraction Infusions Mint Chamomile Sage Thyme 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Heavy Ion LaboratoryUniversity of WarsawWarsawPoland
  2. 2.Department of ChemistryUniversity of WarsawWarsawPoland

Section editors and affiliations

  • K. G. Ramawat
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BotanyUniversity College of Science, M. L. Sukhadia UniversityUdaipurIndia

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