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Table 2 Unsaponifiable content in N. alba

From: Profile of bioactive compounds in Nymphaea alba L. leaves growing in Egypt: hepatoprotective, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activity

Compound Percent
n-tetradecane, C14 0.97
n-pentadecane, C15 0.84
n- hexadecane, C16 1.11
n-octadecane, C18 9.69
n-nonadecane, C19 1.13
n-tetracosane, C24 59.59
n-octacosane, C28 2.67
n-tetratriacontane, C30 18.96
Total hydrocarbons 94.96
stigmasterol 1.68
β-sitosterol 3.35
Total sterols 5.03
% Unidentified 0.006