Botanical Information Amomum compactum Sol. ex Maton

Synonyms Alpinia striata Link
Amomum kepulaga Sprague & Burkill
Zingiber compactum (Sol. Ex Maton) Stokes
Amomum cardamomum Willd.
Common name (en) Java cardamom
Common name (fr) Cardamome en grappe
Common name (id) Kapulaga jawa
Common name (ko) 초과
Common name (zh) 爪哇白豆蔻

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 compactum
Image comparison of Amomum compactum
Image comparison of Amomum compactum and related herbal drugs
visionCATS data (CAMAG software)