Recent advances in extraction methods of medicinal plant components

Recent advances in extraction methods of medicinal plant components

Journal

  • Journal title: Journal of Herbal Drugs
  • ISSN: 2008-8884 (print) 2476-5392 (online)
  • Publisher: Islamic Azad University, Shahrekord Branch
  • Country of publisher: iran, islamic republic of
  • Date added to EuroPub: 2018/Feb/04

Subject and more

  • LCC Subject Category: Marketing, Agricultural Science, Biotechnology, Botany, Genetics, Plant Sciences, Medicine, Pharmacology, Toxicology
  • Publisher's keywords: Ultrasound Microwave Supercritical fluid Soxhlet
  • Language of fulltext: english, persian
  • Full-text formats available: PDF

AUTHORS

    Behzad Zolfaghari; Afsaneh Yegdaneh

EDITORIAL INFORMATION

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ABSTRACT

Various novel techniques including ultrasound-assisted extraction, microwave-assisted extraction and supercritical fluid extraction have been developed for the extraction of medicinal plants in order to shorten the extraction time, decrease the solvent consumption, increase the extraction yield, and enhance the quality of extracts. This review was conducted to introduce and compare the conventional soxhlet extraction and the new alternative methods used for the extraction of nutraceuticals from plants.

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