Active chemical contituents.txt
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sugars, starches, aldehydes, gums, and pectins
- cardiac glycosides in Digitalis purpurea leaf, anthra quinone
- glycosides in Aloe species latex, and rhubarb, (Rheum oficinale) root and rhizone, flavinol glycosides (rutin and hesperidin used to reduce capillary bleeding), and other glycoside types
present in coffee and tea
fixed oils and waxes
essential oils such as peppermint and eucalyptus
from fir and pine water insoluble
including the steroidal saponins from Mexican Yam (Diocerea species) the original source of oral contraceptives
atrophine from Atropa belladona, quinine from chinchona, morphine from Papaver somniferum
bromelain from pineapple
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