Physicochemical Characteristics of Ginseng JungKwa Produced with Hot-Water Extract from Maegmundong (Liriope platyphylla tubers)

맥문동 열수추출액을 이용한 인삼정과의 품질 특성

  • Lee, Ka-Soon (Geumsan Ginseng & Medicinal Crop Experiment Station, CNARES) ;
  • Kim, Gwan-Hou (Geumsan Ginseng & Medicinal Crop Experiment Station, CNARES) ;
  • Seong, Bong-Jae (Geumsan Ginseng & Medicinal Crop Experiment Station, CNARES) ;
  • Kim, Hyun-Ho (Geumsan Ginseng & Medicinal Crop Experiment Station, CNARES) ;
  • Song, Mi-Ran (Dept. of Food and Nutrition, Chungnam National University) ;
  • Kim, Mee-Ree (Dept. of Food and Nutrition, Chungnam National University) ;
  • Lee, Gyu-Hee (Dept of Food Science and Biotechnology, Woo-Song University)
  • 이가순 (충남농업기술원 금산인삼약초시험장) ;
  • 김관후 (충남농업기술원 금산인삼약초시험장) ;
  • 성봉재 (충남농업기술원 금산인삼약초시험장) ;
  • 김현호 (충남농업기술원 금산인삼약초시험장) ;
  • 송미란 (충남대학교 식품영양학과) ;
  • 김미리 (충남대학교 식품영양학과) ;
  • 이규희 (우송대학교 식품생물과학과)
  • Received : 2010.08.30
  • Accepted : 2010.11.15
  • Published : 2010.12.31


This study was carried out to investigate the quality characteristics of ginseng JungKwa produced with hot-water extract from Maegmundong (MGJ) instead of sugar. Chemical characteristics of MGJ and control ginseng JungKwa produced by sucrose (CGJ) were measured by proximate constituents, free sugars, ginsenosides, total phenolic compound, flavonoid content, and antioxidative activity was measured by electron donating abilities and hydrogen peroxide scavenging activity. Carbohydrate, crude protein, crude ash contents of MGJ were 76.40, 1.46 and 3.49%, where as those of CGJ were 80.01, 0.59 and 0.96%. Free sugar compositions of MGJ were fructose (32.42%), oligosaccharide (16.91%), disaccharide (13.91%) and glucose (13.16%). Eleven ginsenosides types were detected on MGJ and 9 kinds on CGJ; their contents were 740.1 and 675.6 mg%, respectively. Total phenolic compound and flavonoid content were 5.46 and 0.016% on MGJ, 5.02 and 0.014% on CGJ, respectively. In physiological characteristics, the $IC_{50}$ of electron donating ability by DPPH on MGJ was about 34.5 mg/mL and ability was slightly higher than CGJ, although there's not much difference in ability between MGJ and CGJ. Hydrogen peroxide scavenging activities were 92% on MGJ and 96% on CJG when treated at $50{\mu}g$/mL.


Supported by : 농촌진흥청


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