Botanical Information Amomum tsao-ko Crevost & Lemarié

Synonyms Amomum hongtsaoko C.F.Liang & D.Fang
Common name (en) Amomum tsao-ko
Common name (vi) Thảo quả

Sample preparation To 1 g of the powdered herbal drug add 5 mL of methylene chloride. Sonicate for 10 min. Centrifuge and use the supernatant
Mobile phase Ethyl acetate, toluene 7:93 (v/v)
Derivatization Spray with anisaldehyde solution and heat at 100°C for 3 min
System Suitability Test (SST) Under development
Specific marker(s) Under white light, after derivatization
  • alpinetin: yellow zone RF ~ 0.01
  • cardamomin: yellow zone RF ~ 0.13
  • borneol: greyish-brown zone RF ~ 0.19
  • 1,8-cineol: bluish-violet zone RF ~ 0.37
  • bornyl acetate: greyish-brown RF ~ 0.52
HPTLC Chromatograms (different origin(s))
HPTLC Chromatograms (related drug(s))
ATLAS documents ATLAS Method document of Amomum tsao-ko
Image comparison of Amomum tsao-ko
Image comparison of Amomum tsao-ko and related herbal drugs
visionCATS data (CAMAG software)