Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 1, Issue 3 (2012)
Tannins are Astringent
Praveen Kumar Ashok*, Kumud Upadhyaya
Tannins are obtained upon the decomposition of vegetation. They will generally be found in surface water supplies or shallow wells. Although these compounds are not a health risk, they are aesthetically displeasing. Tannins are difficult to remove from water. Tannins can cause a yellow to brown cast in water and may also affect a taste and odour.
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Praveen Kumar Ashok*, Kumud Upadhyaya. Tannins are Astringent. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2012;1(3):45-50.