[Scavenging effects of ginger on superoxide anion and hydroxyl radical].

@article{Cao1993ScavengingEO,
  title={[Scavenging effects of ginger on superoxide anion and hydroxyl radical].},
  author={Zhengyu Cao and Zhi Gang Chen and Ping Guo and Shaofa Zhang and Lurong Lian and Lian Luo and W M Hu},
  journal={Zhongguo Zhong yao za zhi = Zhongguo zhongyao zazhi = China journal of Chinese materia medica},
  year={1993},
  volume={18 12},
  pages={750-1, 764}
}
Ginger can significantly scavenge O2-. in hypoxanthinexanthine oxidase system and .OH in ultraviolet exposure of H2O2 system. The scavenging effects of ginger on O2-. and .OH may contribute to explaining some of the pharmacological mechanisms of this drug.