The effective components of Korean ginseng showing the lipid-peroxide depressing activity were isolated. From the ether-soluble acidic fraction of fresh ginseng three phenolic acids were obtained. Salicylic acid and vanillic acid exhibited the potent antioxidant activity, whereasp-hydroxycinnamic acid did not.
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Han, B. H., Park, M. H., Woo, L. K., Woo, W. S. and Han, Y. N.:Korean Biochem. J. 12, 33 (1979).
Masugi, F. and Nakamura, T.:Vitamins (Japan)51, 21 (1977).
Han, B. H., and Park, M. H.:Kor. J. Pharmacog.9, 169(1978).
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Han, B.H., Park, M.H. & Han, Y.N. Studies on the antioxidant components of Korean ginseng (III). Arch. Pharm. Res. 4, 53–58 (1981). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02856441
- Korean ginseng
- Inhibition of lipid peroxidation
- Phenolic acids