Zingiber officinale Roscoe: Análise Cientimétrica





The present work carried out scientometric analysis on Z. officinale, between the years 2002 to 2021. Bibliometric data were collected from the Web of Science and analyzed by the VOSviewer software. In the last 20 years, there has been a trend of growth in the number of publications, with an average growth rate of 16% and most research based on the areas of Pharmacology Pharmacy, Food Science Technology and Chemistry. India and China were the most productive countries, with research related mainly to pharmacology, chemistry, food technology and the study of medicinal plants associated with ginger. The Egyptian Knowledge Bank was the most influential institution, contributing to the publication of 154 articles on Z. officinale. The most productive researcher was Chung-Yi Chen, from Fooyin University in Taiwan and the most cited article define and compare the antioxidant, anti-radical and antimicrobial properties of 11 samples of essential oils, including ginger. Our study exposes important data on Z. officinale in the world scientific scenario, in addition to indicating the main areas of study/journals, countries and institutions, authors, most cited articles and network analysis, suggesting the direction of new research on ginger.