Latin name: Camptotheca acuminata
Part used: Fruit
Specification: 95%, 98% Camptothecin
Appearance: Light Yellow Needle-like Crystal
CAS NO.: 7689-03-4
Test method: By HPLC
Molecular formula: C20H16N2O4
Molecular weight: 348.111
The China native camptotheca acuminate, source of the medicinal compound camptothecin, it is used in the treatment of multiple forms of cancer and other disease.
Function and Application of camptotheca acuminata:
1. Xi Shu has been effective in treating conditions like liver ailments, psoriasis, stomach problems, gallbladder disease as well as ailments of the spleen.
2. Xi shu encloses a chemical substance known as camptothecin, a medication that is used for treating various forms of cancer, which can inhibit tumors otr cancerous growth.
The extract has been used in the capsule, tablets and ointment.