Product Name: Tripterygium wilfordii Extract Tripterygium wilfordii Extract 90% 98%
CAS Number: 34157-83-0
Purity: > 98% Tripterygium wilfordii Extract 90% 98%
Molecular Formula: C29H38O4
Molecular Weight: 450.61 Tripterygium wilfordii Extract 90% 98%
Chemical Name: (2R,4aS,6aS,6a,14aS,14bR)-10-Hydroxy-2,4a,6a,6a,9,14a-hexamethyl-11-oxo-1,3,4,5,6,13,14,14b-octahydropicene-2-carboxylic acid
Appearance: Brown fine powder
Solubility: Soluble in DMSO, ethanol, and most nonpolar solvents, insoluble in water.
Thunder God Vine,also called Tripterygium Wilfordii that is a vine used in traditional Chinese medicine for treatment of fever,chills,edema and carbuncle. Tripterygium Wilfordii recently has been investigated as a treatment for a variety of disorders including rheumatoid arthritis,cancer,chronic hepatitis, chronic nephritis, ankylosing spondylitis, polycystic kidney disease as well as several skin disorders.Tripterygium Wilfordii is also under investigation
for its apparent antifertility effects, which it is speculated, may provide a basis for a Male oral contraceptive. Triptolide, a diterpene triepoxide, is a major active component of extracts derived from Tripterygium wilfordii. Triptolide has multiple pharmacological activities including anti-inflammatory,immune
modulation, antiproliferative and proapoptotic activity.
1. Thunder God Vine Extract has effects on kidney volume and kidney function for polycystic kidney disease (PKD) patients.
2. Thunder God Vine Extract as been shown to disrupt mitochondrial function in cells and is under investigation as an anti-tumor agent or to suppress auto-immune disorders.
3. Thunder God Vine Extract may have potential as antitumor drugs, such as Pancreatic cancer.
1.Thunder god vine can cause severe side effects and can be poisonous if it is not carefully extracted from the skinned root. Other parts of the plant—including the leaves, flowers, and skin of the root—are highly poisonous and can cause death.
2.A number of participants in the NIAMS study experienced gastrointestinal adverse effects such as diarrhea, indigestion, and nausea, as well as upper respiratory tract infections.
3.Thunder god vine can also cause hair loss, headache, menstrual changes, and skin rash.
4.Thunder god vine has been found to decrease bone mineral density in women who take the herb for 5 years or longer.This side effect may be of
particular concern to women who have osteoporosis or are at risk for the condition.
5.Thunder god vine contains chemicals that might decrease male fertility by changing sperm.
6.Tell all your health care providers about any complementary health practices you use.