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Product name: Dihydroartemisinin
CAS NO.: 81496-82-4
M.F. &M. W. : C16H24O5; 284.35
Plants source: composites Artemisia annua L. leaf.
Physical Property: appearance: white crystal. Melting point:145~150℃, odorless, bitter taste. Solubility: freely soluble in chloroform, soluble in acetone, slightly soluble in methanol or ethanol, practically insoluble in water.
Indications: According to pharmacological study, dihydroartemisinin has a direct kill effect on plasmodium at erythrocytic stage, but invalid at organizational stage. Clinical research shows that dihydroartemisinin has none of toxic and side effects in clinical treatment of tertian malaria, even the time of malignant protozoon turn to negative is faster than aralen, especially superior for the treatment of malignant malaria and cerebral malaria in anti-aralen-protozoon–strains area.