Common Name

Test Compounds Method
Aloe Babalion, Isobarbaloin, barbaloin HPLC
  Aloin HPLC
Andrographis Paniculata Andrographolide

HPLC

Angelica Root Ligustilide HPLC
Apricot Amygdalin HPLC
Aristolochiae Aristolochic acid HPLC
Artichoke 1,3-Dicaffeylquinic acids (Cynarin) HPLC
Astragulusa 4′-hydorxy-3′-methoxyIsoflavone-7-sug (GHIF) HPLC
Atractylodis Atractylenolide HPLC
Bacopa Bacosides HPLC
Barberry Alkaloid as Berberine HPLC
Bilberry Anthocyanosides HPLC
Bitter Orange Zhi-Shi, Synpherine HPLC
Black Currant Gamma Linoleic Acid GC
Borage Oil Gamma Linolenic Acid GC
Boswellia Serraia Boswellic acids HPLC
Broccoli Sulforaphane HPLC
Butcher’s Broom Saponins HPLC
Calendula (Marigold) Lutein/Zeaxanthin HPLC
Cascara Sagrada Total hydroxyanthracenes as Cascaroside A HPLC
Cat’s Claw Carboxy Alkyl Esters (CAEs) HPLC
Cayenne Capsaicin
Total capsaicinoids (capsaicin + dihydrocapsaicin)
HPLC
HPLC

Chamomile

Apigenins
Bisabolols
HPLC
GC
Chaste Tree Berry Ahnuside
Aucubin
HPLC
HPLC
Chili Pepper Scoville heat unit or capsaicin HPLC
Chlorella spp Pheophorbide HPLC
Citrus Aurantium Synephrine HPLC
Citrus Bioflavonoids Hesperidin & narigin HPLC
Clove Oil Eugenol GC
Cocoa Theobromine HPLC
Cocoa spp. Caffeine, theophylline & theobromine
Caffeine only
HPLC
HPLC
Coleus Forskohill Forskolin HPLC
Coptis (Huang-Lian) Berberine HPLC
Cordyceps Cordycepic acid
Adenosine
HPLC
HPLC
Corydalis (Yanhusu) Dehydrocorydaline GC
Cranberry Organic acids (quinic, malic, citric, shikimic) HPLC
Crocus Crocetin HPLC
Curcumin Curcuminoids HPLC
Devil’s Claw Total Glucoiridoids as Harpagosides HPLC
Dong Quai Ligustilide & ferulic acid
Ligustilide only
Ferulic acid
HPLC
HPLC
HPLC
Echinacea Echinacosides, Cichoric, Caftaric & chlorogenic acid
Total phenolics
HPLC
HPLC
Elderberry Anthocyanins
Anthocyanosides
Rutin
HPLC
HPLC
HPLC
Ellagic Acid Ellagic acid HPLC
Ephedra spp. Ephedrine, pseudoephedrine,
norephedrine, methyl ephedrine &
methyl pseudoephedrine
 

HPLC

Epimedium Icariin (a flavanoid) HPLC
Eucommiae Chlorogenic acid HPLC
Evening Primrose/
Black Currant Oils
Gamma Linolenic Acid GC
Evodiae Evodiamine HPLC
Feverfew Parthenolide HPLC
Fish Oil EPA & DHA GC
Flax Oil Linoleic acid, alpha linolenic & oleic acid GC
Forsythia Forskoline HPLC
Fo-Ti (He-Shou-Wu) Emodin etc. HPLC
Fox Glove Digitoxin HPLC
Garcinja Hydroxycitric acid HPLC
Garlic Adenosine
Alliin
Allicin
Methyl allyl & propenyl allyl thiosulfinates
S-allyl, S-methyl & S-trans-1
propenyl r-glutamylcysteine (GGC)
HPLC
HPLC
HPLC
HPLC

HPLC

Ginger Gingerols HPLC
Ginkgo Biloba Ginkgoflavone glycosides
Ginkgoterpenoids
Ginkgolic acid
HPLC
HPLC
HPLC
Ginseng, Korean or American Total Ginsenoside UV
Ginseng, Siberian Eleutherosides B & E HPLC
Golden Seal Hydrastine or Biberine HPLC
Goldthread Berberine or palmitine HPLC
Gotu Koala Triterpenes as (asiaticosides,
asiatic acid, madecassic acid)
HPLC
Guggul Guggulsterone E or Z HPLC
Grape Resveratrol HPLC
Grape Seed Proanthocyanidins by Poter Value
Polyphenol by Folin – Ciocalteau
UV
UV
Green Tea Epicatechin, epigallocatechin,
epicatechingallate & epigallocatechingallte
L-theanine
Total Polyphenolics (GAE equivalents)
Polyphenol by Folin-Ciocalteau
HPLC

HPLC
HPLC
UV

Guarana Caffeine or theobromine HPLC
Hawthorn Vixtexin-2″-Orhamnoside
Hyperoside
Total flavonoids calculated as Hyperoside
HPLC
HPLC
Hops Total flavonoids as rutoside HPLC
Horse Chestnut Total saponins calculated as Aescin HPLC
Horsetail Silicylic Acid HPLC
Huperzia Huperzine A HPLC
Ivy Hedera Coside C HPLC
Kava Kawain, dihydrokawain, methysticin,
yangonin, dimethoxyyangonin, digydromethysticin
HPLC
Kelp Fucosterols HPLC
Kola spp. Caffeine or theobromine HPLC
Kudzu Puerarin & other isoflavones HPLC
Lemon Total bioflavonoids as Hesperidin HPLC
Licorice Glycyrrhizin or Beta-glycyrrheticinc acid HPLC
Lion’s Mane Polysaccharide UV
Lobelia Lobeline HPLC
Lovage Root Ligustilide HPLC
Maca Macamide & macaene HPLC
Magnolia officinalis Magnolo HPLC
Ma Huang Total ephedrines HPLC
Mirogold Xanthophylls HPLC
Milk Thistle Silymarni HPLC/UV
Mistletoe Eleutheroside B HPLC
Mucuna Prurines L-Dopa HPLC
Nettle b-sitosterol
scolpletin
HPLC
HPLC
Noto Ginseng Ginsenoides UV
Olive Leaf Oleuropein
Apigenin, luteolin
HPLC
HPLC
Oregon Grape Root Berberine HPLC
Paprika Capsanthin HPLC
Passion Flower Flavonoids calculated as isovitexin HPLC
Pepper, black Piperine HPLC
Peppermint Rosmarinc acid HPLC
Pine Bark Proanthocyanidins by Porter Value
Total Polyphenos by Folin-Ciocalteau
HPLC
UV
Plantain Bitter principles HPLC
Pomegranate Ellagic acid HPLC
Poplar Salicin HPLC
Pumpkin Seed Oil Total fatty acids GC
Pygeum Beta sitosterol
Total fatty acids
HPLC
GC
Rauwolfia Reserpine HPLC
Red Clover Isoflavones (diadzein/ genistein/
formononetin/ biochania)
HPLC
Rhodiola Solidroside HPLC
Rhubarb Root Anthronquinon as Emodin HPLC
Rosemary Rosmaric acid HPLC
Rosemary Oil 1, 8-cineole, camphor, safrole, bomeol,
bornyl acetate & other constituents
GC
Saw Palmetto Total fatty acids GC
Scutellaria (Huang-Quin) Baicalin HPLC
Senna Total sennosides HPLC
Sida Cordifolia Ephedrine alkaloids HPLC
Soy Isoflavones (genistein, genisin, daidzein
glycitein, glytitin & malonyl & acetyl forms)
HPLC
Soy Sapponin Sapponins HPLC
St. John’s Wort Hypericin
Hyperforin
Total dianthornes as hypericins
HPLC
HPLC
UV
Stevia Stevioside HPLC
Tee Tree Oil Terpinen 4, 1, 8-cineole GC
Tomato Powder Lycopene HPLC
Turmeric Curcuminoids Curcumin HPLC
Uva Ursi Arbutin or Aucubin HPLC
Valerian Valerienc acids HPLC
Willow Salicin HPLC