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A yellow crystalline principle composed of aloe-emodin and glucose, obtained from aloe; used as a laxative.
Synonym(s): aloetin, barbaloin

barbaloin (barˈ·b·lōˑ·in),

n an active chemical component of aloes that has purgative properties.
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In this experiment, the main low molecular components of aloe, commercially available aloin (A-0451, barbaloin content: approx.
Anthraquinone glycosides: aloin, aloe-emodin, barbaloin (15% -30%) [25].