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ABSTRACT: To determine ginsenoside Rg1, Re, Rb1, Rc, Rb2, Rd from main root and root hair of red ginseng of different specifications.
Ultrasonical extraction and reversed phase high performance liquid chromatography were applied.
The total contents of six ginsenosides from main root 15 roots (percent 500 g), 20 roots, 30 roots and root hair are 1.21%, 1.46%, 1.54% and 8.16%, respectively.
The results showed that the bigger the volume of ginseng root, the less the content of ginsenoside.
Zhongguo Zhong yao za zhi = Zhongguo zhongyao zazhi = China journal of Chinese materia medica 07/2006; 31(11):886-8.