Studies on Nutritional Analysis and Antioxidant activity of Oriental Medicines with Bloodstream Improvement

혈류개선 효능을 지닌 한약재의 영양성분 분석 및 항산화 활성에 관한 연구

  • Park, Sung-Hye (Dept. of Food and Nutrition Kwangju Women's University) ;
  • Park, Byung-Ju (Dept. of Biochemistry, School of Dentistry, Chonnam National University) ;
  • Park, Hae-Ryoung (Division of Liberal Arts & Teacher Training, Kwangju Women's University)
  • 박성혜 (광주여자대학교 식품영양학과) ;
  • 박병주 (전남대학교 치의학전문대학원 구강생화학교실) ;
  • 박해령 (광주여자대학교 교양교직과정부)
  • Received : 2016.08.04
  • Accepted : 2016.10.20
  • Published : 2016.10.28


This study investigated applicable values and developments of 5 different kinds of oriental medicine materials as functional supplements or medicinal uses, known to improve blood circulation by means of analyzing nutritional compositions and antioxidant activities. Among general nutritional compositions, protein, iron and copper contents in Polygini Multiflori Radix (20.28%, $132.22{\mu}g$/100 g, $26.54{\mu}g$/100 g), Angelica Gigantis Radix (16.54%, $98.20{\mu}g$/100 g, $32.15{\mu}g$/100 g) and Paeoniae Radix(18.67%, $62.10{\mu}g$/100 g, $20.32{\mu}g$/100 g) were significantly higher than other materials. Angelica Gigantis Radix had the highest of total polyphenols and flavonoid contents, Polygini Multiflori Radix (middle), Paeoniae Radix (the lowest). Antioxidant activities by using DPPH radicals removal showed the highest in Polygini Multiflori Radix, Angelica Gigantis Radix (middle), Paeoniae Radix (the lowest). This study tried to use integrated approaches, including Western and Oriental medicine to improve blood circulation and to set up base to develop products originated from natural compositions.


Angelica Gigantis Radix;Bloodstream Improvement;Convergence;Longanae Arillus;Paeoniae Radix;Polygini Multiflori Radix;Rehmanniae Radix Preparata


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