Studies on the Safety of Korean Ginseng and Ginseng Products

韓國産 人蔘 및 人蔘製品의 安全性에 關한 연구

  • Noh, Wan Seob (Seoul College of Health) ;
  • Oh, Hyun Kun (Korean Ginseng and Tobacco Research Institute) ;
  • Kwon, Dae Won (Korean Ginseng and Tobacco Research Institute) ;
  • Lee, Kwang Seung (Korean Ginseng and Tobacco Research Institute)
  • Published : 1984.04.01

Abstract

In order to survey the distribution of molds in Korean Ginseng and its products, molds were isolated from their sample to obtain 22 strains. Among them, 3 strains were found to produce aflatoxin and identified as Aspergillus flavus, Aspergillus paraciticus and Penicillium puberulum. The type of aflatoxin produce was identified as $B_1$, $B_2$ and $G_1$.

Keywords