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Noun1.gingerol - derived from ginger; source of the hotness of ginger
ginger - perennial plants having thick branching aromatic rhizomes and leafy reedlike stems
chemical irritant - a substance producing irritation
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For example, a substance in ginger called gingerol inhibits skin tumors in mice by blocking a chemical pathway.
Ginger contains gingerol and gingerone, two closely related substances that have chemical backbones similar to curcuminoids.
Fresh ginger contains high levels of gingerol, a chemical believed to quell nausea and reduce vomiting.
Phenylpropanoids including flavanoids, catechins, gingerol, coumarins, plant sterols and phytoestrogens have a variety of therapeutic properties ranging from antibacterial and antiviral, and ability to protect against heart disease and various cancers (Ralph and Provan 2005).
Gingerol has been shown to inhibit colon cancer cell growth in studies with mice.
Ginger contains essential oils and spicy substances such as gingerol, shogaol, zingerone and capsaicin; those spicy substances are principally responsible for its pain-relieving properties.
It contains a chemical called gingerol that was shown to successfully calm the stomachs of naval cadets in rough seas.
Gingerol, a component of ginger, inhibits cell growth and induces cell death in human pancreatic cancer cells, according to Korean researchers.
Baicalin, baicalein, oroxylin-A and wogonin were detected as the major compounds of SRB, while cinnamic acid, saikosaponin, gingerol, and cinnamaldehyde were also observed.
1992) demonstrated that gingerols and a number of gingerol derivatives, were effective inhibitors of the prostaglandin and leukotriene synthesis enzymes when tested in vitro.
Gingerol, a novel cardiotonic agent, activates the Ca2+-pumping ATPase in skeletal and cardiac sarcoplasmic reticulum.