Multidimensional Fingerprint Development for the Detection of Tribulus terrestris in Plant Food Supplements

Last updated on 5-1-2023 by Eric Deconinck

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Tribulus terrestris is a popular Ayurvedic herb with potency enhancing properties. According to the Belgian Royal Decree of 1997, Tribulus is a regulated plant when used in plant food supplements. The dangers of self-medication and toxicity of such plant supplements is heightened by the ease with which they can be purchased from various illegal channels, necessitating an efficient screening approach. This study aims to develop a multidimensional approach using chromatographic fingerprinting at different wavelengths for identification of Tribulus terrestris in plant food supplements. A…

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