Botanical Information Piper cubeba L. f.

Synonyms Cubeba cubeba (L.f.) H.Karst.
Cubeba officinalis Raf. Sylva Tellur.
Cubeba segetum Miq. Syst. Piperac.
Piper cubeba var. parvifolium C.DC.
Common name (en) Cubeb
Common name (de) Kubeben-Pfeffer
Common name (es) Cubeba
Common name (fr) Cubèbe
Common name (id) Kemukus
Common name (it) Cubebe
Common name (ko) 큐베브
Common name (pt) Cubeba
Common name (ru) Перец кубеба
Common name (vi) Tiêu thất
Common name (zh) 荜澄茄

Sample preparation To 1.0 g of the powdered herbal drug add 10 mL of methanol. Sonicate for 10 min and centrifuge
Mobile phase Cyclohexane, ethyl acetate 5:3 (v/v)
Derivatization Derivatize with anisaldehyde reagent, and heat the plate at 100°C for 3 min
System Suitability Test (SST) Under development
Specific marker(s) Under white light, after derivatization
  • Piperine: green zone RF ~ 0.16
  • Borneol: brown zoneRF ~ 0.48
HPTLC Chromatograms (different origin(s))
HPTLC Chromatograms (related drug(s))
ATLAS documents Image comparison of Piper cubeba
Image comparison of Piper cubeba and related herbal drugs
ATLAS Method document of Piper cubeba
Selection of the ATLAS method of Piper cubeba
visionCATS data (CAMAG software)