The stability of gingerol and shogaol in aqueous solutions.

  title={The stability of gingerol and shogaol in aqueous solutions.},
  author={Sushila Bhattarai and Van Hieu Tran and Colin C. Duke},
  journal={Journal of pharmaceutical sciences},
  volume={90 10},
Gingerols, pungent principles of ginger (the rhizome of Zingiber officinale), are biologically active components that may make a significant contribution towards medicinal applications of ginger and some products derived from ginger. Gingerols, however, are thermally labile due to the presence of a beta-hydroxy keto group in the structure, and undergo dehydration readily to form the corresponding shogaols. This study investigated the stability of [6]-gingerol [5-hydroxy-1-(4-hydroxy-3… CONTINUE READING


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