Chemical constituents of Zingiber officinale rhizome
Khushbu Sharma and Mahendra Sahai
Phytochemical investigation of chlorform extract of Zingiber officinale rhizome afforded characterized as - Dehydrogingerol (1), N-methyl-2-pyrolidinone (2), - gingerol (3), -ginge rol (4), - shogaol (5), tetrahydrocurcumin (6), hexahydrocurcumin (7) and Meso–3,5–diacetoxy–1,7– bis(4'–hydroxy–3'–methoxyphenyl)heptane (8). The compounds 1 and 2 are reported for the first time from this plant. The structures were elucidated by analysis of their spectroscopic data.