040-000-351 Chrysophanol, CAS 481-74-3

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Synonyms 1,8-Dihydroxy-3-methylanthraquinone, 3-Methylchrysazin, Chrysophanic acid
Keywords Anti-cancer, anti-arthritis
Related products Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate, Black Cherry Concentrate


Chrysophanol Specifications

Product Name Chrysophanol
CAS Registry Number 481-74-3
Molecular Formula C15H10O4
Molecular Weight 254.24 g/mol
Purity 99 %
Appearance Brown crystal powder
Package 1kg-25kg
Shelf life 2 years
Functions Anti-cancer, anti-arthritis, prevent diarrhea

Chrysophanol Description

Chrysophanol is an orange-yellow needle-like crystal, soluble in methanol ethanol. Chrysophanol is mainly derived from Polygonum multiflorum, rhubarb, cassia, hyssop, and chuanxiong. Chrysophanol has antibacterial and anti-cough and anti-aging effects.

Chrysophanol is a trihydroxyanthraquinone that is chrysazin with a methyl substituent at C-3.


Chrysophanol Applications

Chrysophanol has antibacterial and anti-cough and anti-aging effects.

Chrysophanol Benefits

Studies have been conducted on the benefits of chrysophanol and have found that it can aid in preventing cancer, diabetes, asthma, osteoporosis, retinal degeneration, Alzheimer’s disease, osteoarthritis, and atherosclerosis.[1]


[1] Xie L, Tang H, Song J, Long J, Zhang L, Li X (October 2019). “Chrysophanol: a review of its pharmacology, toxicity and pharmacokinetics”. The Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. 71 (10): 1475–1487. doi:10.1111/jphp.13143. PMID 31373015. S2CID 199380101.