Survey for Amino Acid of Medicinal Herbs

약초중의 아미노산 함량 조사

  • Published : 1998.02.01

Abstract

Essential amino acid composition of seventy eight medicinal herbs marketed in Korea was analyzed of the basis of their dried weight. From the results analyzed, it was shown that Alisma orisntale (S.) J. (1,911.5 mg%), Foeniculum vulgare M. (1,090.8 mg%), Artemisia princeps P. (1,073.6 mg%) and Typha latifolia L.(956.1 mg%) contain in threonine. Alisma orisntale (S.) J. (2,523.3 mg%), Nelumo nucifera G. (1,984.7 mg%) and Foeniculum vulgare M. (1,553.8 mg%) contain in lysine. Nelumo nucifera G. (738.3 mg%), Alisma orisntale (S.) J. (635.2 mg%) and Foeniculum vulgare M. (507.7 mg%) contain in methionine. Nelumo nucifera G. (2,496.9 mg%), Alisma orisntale (S.) J. (2,295.6 mg%) and Coix lachrymajobi L. var. M. S. (2,222.5 mg%) contain in leucine. Nelumo nucifera G. (1,624.6 mg%), Alisma orisntale (S.) J. (1,432.7 mg%) and Xantnium strumarium L. (1.371.7 mg%) contain in isoleucine. Alisma orisntale (S.) J (1,791.0 mg71), Nelumo nucifera G. (1,570.6 mg%) and Xantnium strumarium L. (1,498.7 mg%) contain in phenylalanine.

Keywords

medicinal herbs;amino acid