A HPTLC densitometric method for the determination of aloeverose in Aloe vera gel

R. Lobo, K.S. Prabhu, A. Shirwaikar, M. Ballal, C. Balachandran

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Abstract

Aloe vera gel is a familiar ingredient in a range of widely available and advertisement healthcare and cosmetic products. As to date there are no documented reports on the standardization of A. vera gel and the following study is an attempt in this direction. A. vera gel was evaluated for its aloeverose content for the first time. Aloeverose, was separated on a thin-layer of silica gel by isocratic gradient elution technique was determined by using HPTLC-photodensitometry. The proposed method is simple and sensitive and can be used for the routine assay of aloeverose in phytomedicines containing A. vera gel. © 2009 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)231-233
Number of pages3
JournalFitoterapia
Volume81
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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