Studies of Galega officinalis extract component

M. Khokhla, G.  leveta, M. Lupak, O.P. Kaniuka, Ya. Chajka, M. Skybitska, N. Sybirna

Ivan Franko National University of Lviv
4, Hrushevskyi St., Lviv 79005, Ukraine

Study the composition of Galega officinalis extract chloroform fraction has been performed by the method of chromatography-mass spectrometry. In the current study was revealed 29 compounds from which were identified fatty acids and their esters, diterpenes, triterpenes, phytosterols and flavanoids. The prevailing content of palmitic acid ethyl ester and linolenic acid methyl ester in the chloroform fraction has been established. Hypoglycemic effect of the test extract may be due to the presence phytol, palmitic acid ethyl ester, phytosterols (campesterol and stigmasterol) and α-amyrin.

Keywords: Galega officinalis, diabetes mellitus, chloroform fraction, hypoglycemic effect

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