Botanical Information Levisticum officinale W.D.J.Koch

Synonyms Angelica levisticum (L.)
Angelica paludapifolia Lam.
Hipposelinum levisticum (L.) Britton
Ligusticum levisticum L.
Selinum levisticum (L.)
Common name (en) Lovage
Common name (af) Lavas
Common name (de) Liebstöckel
Common name (es) Apio de monte
Common name (fr) Livèche
Common name (it) Sedano di monte
Common name (ja) ラベージ
Common name (pt) Levístico
Common name (ru) Любисток
Common name (vi) Cần núi
Common name (zh) 欧当归

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 Levisticum officinale
Image comparison of Levisticum officinale and related herbal drugs
visionCATS data (CAMAG software)