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Table 1 The main phenolic compounds in virgin olive oil

From: Beneficial effects of the olive oil phenolic components oleuropein and hydroxytyrosol: focus on protection against cardiovascular and metabolic diseases

Hydrophilic Lipophilic
Phenolic alchols Flavonoids Tocopherols
Hydroxytyrosol Apigenin (α, β, γ, δ)
Tyrosol Luteolin
Secoroidoids Phenolic acids Tocotrienols
Oleuropein Gallic acid (α, β, γ, δ)
Ligstroside aglycon Vanillic acid
Lignans Benzoic acid
(+)-1-pinoresinol Cinnamic acid
(+)-1-acetoxypinoresinol Caffeic acid
Coumaric acid