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Table 2 The contents of 43 investigated components in the Chinese herbal spirits (ND = not detected)

From: Simultaneous quantification of bioactive components in Chinese herbal spirits by ultra-high performance liquid chromatography coupled to triple-quadrupole mass spectrometry (UHPLC–QQQ–MS/MS)

No Analyte Content (μg/mL)
2018 2014
1 Geniposidic acid 1.15 ± 0.22 1.15 ± 0.16
2 Protocatechuic acid 0.37 ± 0.11 0.39 ± 0.09
3 Chlorogenic acid 0.48 ± 0.13 0.28 ± 0.07***
4 Scopolin ND ND
5 Puerarin 6.84 ± 2.41 5.44 ± 1.05*
6 Magnoflorine 0.31 ± 0.22 0.11 ± 0.13**
7 Purpureaside C 1.05 ± 1.26 0.08 ± 0.26**
8 Daidzin 2.56 ± 1.12 1.95 ± 0.49
9 Echinacoside 2.20 ± 2.67 0.18 ± 0.54**
10 Rutinum 0.16 ± 0.07 0.07 ± 0.04***
11 Calycosin-7-glucoside 0.42 ± 0.08 0.34 ± 0.06**
12 Ferulic acid 0.31 ± 0.09 0.19 ± 0.04***
13 Hyperoside 0.22 ± 0.08 0.08 ± 0.02***
14 Crustecdysone 2.18 ± 0.33 2.25 ± 0.38
15 Acteoside 0.83 ± 1.19 0.04 ± 0.13*
16 Coumarin 0.26 ± 0.13 0.22 ± 0.06
17 Ononin 0.25 ± 0.12 0.19 ± 0.03*
18 Daidzein 0.06 ± 0.04 0.06 ± 0.04
19 Salvianolic acid A ND ND
20 Quercetin ND ND
21 Epimedin A1 0.45 ± 0.15 0.27 ± 0.19**
22 Epimedin B 2.89 ± 0.61 1.65 ± 0.51***
23 Epimedin C 6.00 ± 0.92 4.55 ± 1.52***
24 Icariin 7.10 ± 0.91 4.80 ± 0.57***
25 Formononetin 0.00 ± 0.00 0.01 ± 0.00***
26 Baohuoside II 0.10 ± 0.04 0.06 ± 0.02**
27 Eugenol 18.60 ± 4.02 15.53 ± 1.55**
28 Astragaloside A 0.07 ± 0.04 0.13 ± 0.05***
29 Rhamnocitrin ND ND
30 Chikusetsusaponin iva 4.15 ± 2.81 2.76 ± 0.35
31 Geniposide ND ND
32 Sagittatoside A 0.50 ± 0.22 0.17 ± 0.1***
33 Astragaloside II 0.27 ± 0.17 0.32 ± 0.19
34 Sagittatoside B 0.30 ± 0.12 0.09 ± 0.04***
35 Icariside I 0.02 ± 0.01 0.02 ± 0.01
36 2′'-O-rhamnosyl icariside II 0.39 ± 0.14 0.20 ± 0.44***
37 Baohuoside I 0.35 ± 0.15 0.17 ± 0.09***
38 Desmethyl Icaritin ND ND
39 Astragaloside I 0.09 ± 0.07 0.04 ± 0.03*
40 Z-ligustilide 1.47 ± 0.73 0.57 ± 0.16***
41 Icaritin ND ND
42 Tanshinone IIA ND ND
43 Oleanolic acid 0.14 ± 0.07 0.09 ± 0.03**
  1. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01 , ***p < 0.001