Triterpenes are phytochemicals built with 6 isoprene units and have usually a 4 or 5 fused rings structure, Biosynthetically issued from squalene, they may exist as free molecules or linked with a glycosidic part as saponins. They have many interesting biological activity: anti-inflammatory, hepato-protective, anti-hyperlipidemic properties and anti-tumor promotion effect. Our triterpene reference materials are classified here according to their hydrocarbon blackbone: ursane, oleanane, lupane, lanostane, cucurbitane, ...

Two groups of substances: Boswellic Acids and Ginsenosides are considered as active ingredients and quality and species makers of Boswellia and Ginseng based herbal products. We offer a complete set of these triterpene standards quite important in health applications.