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English name: Artemisia annua L Synonym: sweet wormwood herb Origin: the aerial parts of Composites Artemisia annua L Plant morphology: annual herb with height of about 15meters, complete stool is yellowish green, with odor Collecting and processing: collect the aerial part at the time of blooming in autumn, removing old stems, drying in the shade Chemical composition: contains Arteannuin, Artemisic acid, Arteannuin A and B, Artemetin, Artemisia ketone etc Physical Property: as its water infusion (1:3) has an inhibiting effect on some dermatophytes in test tube, ethanol extraction can inhibit the leptospira in test tube, artemisinine worked as antimalarial It is high-efficiency, low- toxic, fast and convenient etc It is cold in nature, pungent, bitter Indications: antipyretic, preventing malaria, for the treatment of pyrexia caused by summer-heat or deficiency, night fever abating at dawn, chill and fever caused by malaria, jaundice Dosage: 4 5-9g



Product name: Artesunate
Synonym: Artesunatum
Chemical name: 
(3R,5aS,6R,8aS,9R,10S,12R,12aR)-Decahydro-3,6,9-trimethyl-  3,12-epoxy-12H-pyrano[4,3-j]-1,2-benzodioxepin-10-ol,hydrogen succinate;
CAS NO.:88495-63-0  

M.F. &M. W. :  C19H28O8;    384.43   
Plants source: composites Artemisia annua L. leaf. 
Physical Property: appearance: white crystal. Melting point:129~140℃, 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, Artemisunate has a direct kill effect on plasmodium at erythrocytic stage, but invalid at organizational stage. Clinical research shows that Artemisunate 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.