Patents

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PATENT (PT 106278 A)

Method for obtaining an extract rich in triterpenic acids from eucalyptus barks

RAIZ collaborating with University of Aveiro submitted, in 2012, a national and international patent application for the invention “Method for obtaining an extract rich in triterpenic acids from eucalyptus barks”.

The invention refers to a method, highly efficient and industrially easily implemented, for obtaining extracts with high contents of triterpenic acids from Eucalyptus bark. Triterpene acids have biological and pharmacological effects, such as antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. The method will have applications in the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, cosmetic and functional food industries. This patent application has now been accepted in Spain.