Studies towards isolation of markers for application in quality control of sceletium plant material and its dosage forms
- At: 2006 FIP Congress in Salvadore (Brazil)
- Type: Poster
- By: KANFER, Isadore (Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa)
- Co-author(s): Patnala, Srinivas (Rhodes University, GRAHAMSTOWN, South Africa)
The Sceletium plant has been reported to contain psychoactive alkaloids, specifically mesembrine, mesembrenone, mesembrenol and related alkaloids. Sceletium is marketed as dried plant powder and as phyto-pharmaceutical dosage forms.
The relevant alkaloids are not commercially available, hence relevant markers were isolated and.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.