Common Name : Pig weed , Common purslane Margosa , Phak Bia Yai (in Thai)
Part Used : Whole plant
Fatty acids (linoleic acid, palmitic acid) have also been evaluated.
Also contains carbohydrates, lipids, glycosides, alkaloids, sterols, triterpenes, and flavonoids. Phenolic constituents include: scopoletin, bergapten, isopimpinellin, lonchocarpic acid, robustin, genistein, Plant acids include citric, malic, ascorbic, succinic, fumaric, and acetic acids. The volatile oil of P. oleracea contains linalool and 3,7,11,15-tetramethyl-2-hexadecen-1-ol.