Artemisinin

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Artemisia Annua Extract and some of the related compounds derived directly from the sweet wormwood herb.

Description

Description

Introduction of Artemisia Annua Extract/ Artemisinin

Artemisinin is extracted from Artemisia Annua.

These compounds, and their synthetic derivatives, have been described in The New York Times as “trikingly effective against malaria”. Artemisia Annua Extract has been used for centuries to kill parasites, particularly worms and flukes.

Product Name

Artemisinin

CAS No.

63968-64-9

Molecular Formula

C15H22O5

Molecular Weight

282.33

Botanical Source

Artemisia Annua

Purity

99% HPLC

Appearance

White powder

Package

25 kg/drum

Storage

Stored in cool & dry places, protected from direct sunlight and heat.

Shelf Life

2 years

Application of Artemisia Annua Extract/ Artemisinin

1.Pharmaceutical as capsules or pills;

2.Functional food as capsules or pills;

3.Water-soluble beverages;

4.Health products as capsules or pills.

 

 Function:

1. With the function of antimalarial, artemisinin has a killing effect on the parasite within red blood cells, it can inhibit the parasite’s maturity quickly;

2. With the function of controlling of vivax malaria and falciparum malaria symptom, as well as treatment of chloroquine-resistant strain of insect;

3.With the function of oxidant. artemisinin is reduced by catalase, dithiothreitol, and alpha-tocopherol;

4. With the function of antibacterial, artemisinin has anti-influenza virus effect;

5.With the function of anti-parasite, artemisinin on the role of anti-schistosomiasis and leptospirosis.

Artemisinin Safety Tips

Handling of Artemisinin should only be performed by personnel trained and familiar with the handling of potent active pharmaceutical ingredients. Moderate to severe irritant to the skin and eyes.