Botanical Information Alpinia oxyphylla Miq.

Synonyms Amomum amarum F. P. Sm.
Languas oxyphylla (Miq.) Merr.
Common name (en) Bitter Cardamom
Common name (ko) 익지
Common name (vi) ích trí

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 Alpinia oxyphylla
Image comparison of Alpinia oxyphylla
Image comparison of Alpinia oxyphylla and related herbal drugs
visionCATS data (CAMAG software)