gingerol


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derived from ginger

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Gingerol, the bioactive substance in fresh ginger, can help lower the risk of infections.
Some active compounds of ginger (gingerol and paradol) might exercise a preventive effect by leading apoptosis in cancer or transformed cells.
Other research suggests that pairing capsaicin (the phytochemical that gives chili powder its fiery kick) and gingerol (found in ginger) may provide some cancer-fighting properties that are greater than when either is consumed alone.
1 Ginger contains gingerol, an essential oil, which has been used since ancient times for its antiinflammatory and pain killing (analgesic) properties.
It is rich in many healthy components and has a strong aroma caused by the compound gingerol. Ginger has a long history of use in traditional and alternative medicine.
Recent studies on the roles of gingerol extracts and gingerol, mainly in metabolic disorders, have drawn the following conclusions: gingerol extract decreases diet-induced obesity and increases endurance capacity through an increase in fat utilization via PPAR[delta] signaling [10], and 6-gingerol mediates blood pressure effects through the inhibition of angiotensin II type 1 receptor (AT1R) activation [11], enhances glucose uptake via AMPK in differentiated L6 rat skeletal myocytes [12], and inhibits inflammation via AMPK activation in colitis [13].
Aqueous and hydroalcoholic as well as ethanolic extracts from another ginger species (Zingiber officinale) demonstrated significant anti-inflammatory activity and its active constituent [6] gingerol again showed anti-inflammatory activity by inhibiting the production of NO and PGE2 [37] and was also successful in inhibiting carrageenan-induced rat paw oedema [38].
*Gingerol: Gingerol, in ginger, gives it powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties
Gingerol metabolite and a synthetic analogue Capsarol inhibit macrophage NF-kappaB-mediated iNOS gene expression and enzyme activity.
(2012) who reported that the structures of diarylphenolic (Gingerenones A) and monophenolic (shogaol) exhibited the same level of activity based on the core ring, with the extra phenolic group on the gingerol not playing any additive activity, clearly indicating that the core ring is key factor for exhibiting the structure function relationship.
Ginger The active compound, gingerol, boosts immune cells and is especially good for respiratory infections, coughs and colds.
Ginger contains essential oils and spicy substances, such as gingerol, shogaol, zingerone and capsaicin, that are principally responsible for its curative properties.