Botanical Information Angelica sinensis (Oliv.) Diels

Synonyms Angelica polymorpha var. sinensis Oliv. Hooker's
Common name (en) Dong quai
Common name (ar) حشيشة الملاك الصينية
Common name (de) Chinesische Engelwurz
Common name (fr) Angélique de Chine
Common name (th) ตังกุย
Common name (vi) Đương quy
Common name (zh) 当归

Sample preparation Mix 1.0 g of powdered sample with 5.0 mL of methanol and shake for 10 min, then centrifuge the solution and use the supernatant as test solution
Mobile phase Toluene, ethyl acetate, acetic acid 90:10: 1 (v/v/v)
Derivatization Spray with 10% sulfuric acid in methanol, then heat the plate at 100°C for 3 min
System Suitability Test (SST) Under UV 366 nm prior to derivatization
  • Imperatorin: green fluorescent zone RF ~ 0.33
  • Osthole: blue fluorescent zone RF ~ 0.38
  • Isoimperatorin: green fluorescent zone RF ~ 0.44
HPTLC Chromatograms (different origin(s))
HPTLC Chromatograms (related drug(s))
ATLAS documents ATLAS Method document
Image comparison of Angelica sinensis
Image comparison of Angelica sinensis and related herbal drugs
visionCATS data (CAMAG software)