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Quantitative Determination of Hysroxycinnamic Acids in Chicory Root

Oksana Yezerska1, Tymofiy Kalynyuk1 and Lyudmula Vronska2
1 Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University, 69, Pekarska str., 79010 Lviv, Ukraine; 2 I.Ya. Horbachevsky Ternopil State Medical University, 1, m. Voli, 46001 Ternopil, Ukraine
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The possibility for applying of a direct spectrophotometry to quantify totality of hydroxycinnamic acid derivatives is investigated. As a quantitative criterion for quality assessment of chicory roots the total content of hydroxycinnamic acid derivatives of at least 0.3%, expressed as chlorogenic acid, is suggested.

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