Botanical Information Zingiber officinale Roscoe

Synonyms Amomum zingiber L.
Amomum zinziba Hill
Zingiber cholmondeleyi (F.M.Bailey) K. Schum.
Zingiber missionis Wall.
Zingiber sichuanense Z. Y. Zhu, S. L. Zhang & S. X. Chen
Zingiber zingiber (L.) H. Karst.
Common name (en) Ginger
Common name (de) Ingwer
Common name (fr) Gingembre
Common name (ja) ショウガ
Common name (ko) 생강
Common name (th) ขิง
Common name (vi) Gừng
Common name (zh)

Sample preparation To 1.0 g of the powdered herbal drug add 10 mL of methanol. Sonicate for 10 min and centrifuge
Mobile phase Toluene, ethyl acetate 3:1 (v/v)
Derivatization Derivatize with anisaldehyde reagent, and heat the plate at 100°C for 3 min.
System Suitability Test (SST) Under development
Specific marker(s) Under UV 366 nm, after derivatization
  • 6-gingerol: orange zone RF ~ 0.24
  • 8-gingerol: orange zone RF ~ 0.27
  • 10-gingerol: orange zone RF ~ 0.29
  • 6-shogaol: orange zone RF ~ 0.53
HPTLC Chromatograms (different origin(s))
HPTLC Chromatograms (related drug(s))
ATLAS documents Image comparison of Zingiber officinale
Atlas method document of Zingiber officinale
Image comparison of Zingiber officinale and related herbal drugs
Selection of the ATLAS method of Zingiber officinale
visionCATS data (CAMAG software)