Application Note: Analysis of Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids in Herbal Teas and Honey using SPE and LC-MS/MS
11 October 2021

Many plants produce pyrrolizidine alkaloids as secondary metabolites to protect them against herbivores. The occurrence of pyrrolizidine alkaloids in plants is on various factors including the plant species and the part of the plant. Pyrrolizidine alkaloids have shown liver toxicity in humans and animals and are therefore undesirable in food and feed. Download this application note to see how the effective analysis of pyrrolizidine alkaloids in herbal teas and honey is described using LC-MS/MS.