Isolation and standardization of gingerol from ginger rhizome by using TLC, HPLC, and identification tests
Dr. Gaikwad DD, Shinde Sachin K, Kawade Ashwini V, Dr. Jadhav SJ and Dr. Gadhave MV
Many drugs commonly used today are herbal origin. About 25% of prescription drug in the US contains atleast one active ingredient derived from plant material. Herbal medicine is the oldest form of healthcare known to mankind. Herbs has been used by all cultures throughout history. Herbal medicine are also in great demand in developed world for primary healthcare because of their efficacy, safety and lesser side effects. The aim of present study is to isolate and standardize gingerol obtained from Zingiber officinale rhizome. Zingiber officinale rhizomes were extracted with ethanol (95%) by simple maceration process. This extract was studied phytochemically and gingerol is isolated by using TLC and HPLC technique. The isolated compound was found to be oleoresins. Gingerol constituents responsible to reduce effects such as emesis and nausea.
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Dr. Gaikwad DD, Shinde Sachin K, Kawade Ashwini V, Dr. Jadhav SJ, Dr. Gadhave MV. Isolation and standardization of gingerol from ginger rhizome by using TLC, HPLC, and identification tests. Pharma Innovation 2017;6(2):179-182.