Paradol is a phenol found in ginger.
Links to Plants Containing Paradol
The listings of research below represents a compilation of scientific articles found on the topic, with a very brief overview description of each article/study. This compilation of research articles does not necessarily imply that there are adequate results to demonstrate safe and/or effective human use of any herb listed.
- Gingerol and paradol in ginger exerted inhibitory effects on the DNA synthesis of human promyelocytic leukemia cells. From: Lee, E., & Surh, Y. J. (1998). Induction of apoptosis in HL-60 cells by pungent vanilloids,-gingerol and -paradol. Cancer letters, 134(2), 163-168. Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0304-3835(98)00253-5
- This review discussed research on anti-cancer effects of ginger and constituents including: vallinoids, gingerol paradol, shogaols, and zingerone. From: Shukla, Y., & Singh, M. (2007). Cancer preventive properties of ginger: a brief review. Food and chemical toxicology, 45(5), 683-690.
By: Kathy Sadowski