Antiallergic activity of ginseng and its ginsenosides.

  title={Antiallergic activity of ginseng and its ginsenosides.},
  author={Min-Kyung Choo and Eun-Kyung Park and Myung Joo Han and Dong-Hyun Kim},
  journal={Planta medica},
  volume={69 6},
In this study, we measured the antiallergic activities of ginsenosides isolated from the root of Panax ginseng ( Araliaceae), and of their metabolites, as produced by human intestinal bacteria. Compound K, which was identified as a main metabolite, had the most potent inhibitory activity on beta-hexosaminidase release from RBL-2H3 cells and on the PCA reaction. The inhibitory activity of compound K was more potent than that of disodium cromoglycate, one of the commercial anti-allergic drugs… CONTINUE READING


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