Chemical Formula: C17H26O4
Formula Weight: 294.39
Chemical Family: Phenolic acids
Appearance: White powder
Melting Point: NA
Long Term Storage: -20C
Shipping Conditions: Cooler, Ice Pack
Tariff Code: Sch B# 3822.00.0002 (CN,CH,AU:HTS# 3822.00.60.00)
Botanical Name: N/A
Merck Index: 144,424
Used for: Ginger
EINECS (EC#): NA
Safety Phrase: 26-36
Risk Phrase: 20/21/22
Safety Notes: Harmful
Hazard Statements: N/A
Signal Word: DANGER
Precautionary Statements: N/A
,Ginger Product List
Gingerol is a pungent constituent of ginger, found in the rhizome of Zingiber officinale. Together with its dehydrated counterpart, shogaol, they represent some of the more bioactive compounds of ginger1. Gingerol is known for its antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antiplatelet, and antibacterial activities2,3,4.
1. Cheung, B., Kwan, M., Chan, R., Sea, M. and Woo, J. (2020). Potential of Asian Natural Products for Health in Aging.
2. Dugasani S, Pichika MR, Nadarajah VD, Balijepalli MK, Tandra S, Korlakunta JN. Comparative antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects of  -gingerol,  -gingerol,  -gingerol and  -shogaol. J Ethnopharmacolo. 2010; 127: 515–520.
3. Guh, J. H., Ko, F. N., Jong, T. T., & Teng, C. M. (2011, April 12). Antiplatelet Effect of Gingerol Isolated from Zingiber officinale. Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology vol. 47,4 (2011). doi/abs/10.1111/j.2042-7158.1995.tb05804.x.
4. Park, Miri, et al. Antibacterial Activity of ‐Gingerol and ‐Gingerol Isolated from Ginger Rhizome against Periodontal Bacteria. Wiley Online Library, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 23 Sept. 2008, onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/ptr.2473.