Table 2: Different solvents used for the extraction of propolis [32].

WaterMethanolEthanolChloroformDichloromethaneEtherAcetone

Anthocyanins,
starches,
tannins,
saponins,
terpenoids,
polypeptides,
and
lectins
Anthocyanins, terpenoids,
saponins,
tannins,
xanthoxyline, totarol,
quassinoids, lactones,
flavones, phenones,
polyphenols, polypeptides,
and
lectins
Tannins,
polyphenol,
polyacetylenes,
terpenoids,
sterols,
and
alkaloids,
Terpenoids,
flavonoids
Terpenoids,
tannins,
polyphenols,
polyacetylenes,
sterols,
and
alkaloids
Alkaloids,
terpenoids,
coumarins,
and
fatty acids
Flavonols