Rapid characterization of ginsenosides in the roots and rhizomes of by UPLC−DAD−QTOF−MS/MS and simultaneous determination of 19 ginsenosides by HPLC–ESI–MS

Ginsenosides are the characteristic and principal components which manifest a variety of the biological and pharmacological activities of the roots and rhizomes of Panax ginseng (GRR). This study was carried out to qualitatively and quantitatively determine the ginsenosides in the cultivated and forest GRR.