Ginger Extract

    Ginger, or Zingiber officinale, is a creeping perennial indigenous to tropical Asia and other tropical areas, including Jamaica, and is cultivated in the United States, India, and China. The name generally refers to the fresh or dried, whole or powdered rhizome of the plant. Although it is often called ginger root, it is not a root. Turmeric is in the same family.Ginger, or Zingiber officinale, is a creeping perennial indigenous to tropical Asia and other tropical areas, including Jamaica, and is cultivated in the United States, India, and China. The name generally refers to the fresh or dried, whole or powdered rhizome of the plant. Although it is often called ginger root, it is not a root. Turmeric is in the same family. Ginger extract contains gingerol, which is used as antioxidant, anticancer, antibacterial, antiinflammation.  u=2511054115,2636304589&fm=21&gp=0.jpg


Products name: Ginger Extract

Synonyms: Zingiber zerumbet Extract; Ginger root Extract; Whole Ginger extract

Plant source: Tuber of Zingiber Officinale Rosc.

Active Ingredient: Gingerol

Structural Formula

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CAS Number: 23513-14-6

Molecular Formula: C17H26O4

Molecular Weight: 294.39

Characteritics: Yellow Powder

Specifications

1> Gingerols 5% 6% 8%   HPLC

2> Extract ratio 10:1 or customized   TLC


Function

Displays antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antitumor properties. Gingerol down regulates proinflammatory cytokine release by macrophages. It has been shown to inhibit COX-2 expression by blocking the activation of p38 MAP kinase and NF-κB in phorbol ester-stimulated mouse skin. Gingerol has been investigated for its effect on cancerous tumors in the bowel, breast tissue, ovaries, the pancreas, among other tissues, with positive results.