Ecdysterone is a steroidal prohormone of the major insect molting hormone 20-hydroxyEcdysterone.
It is a good treatment for arthritis and type II diabetes. It is also important ingredient in costmtic and sport nutrition to promote muscle growth.
Ecdysterone powder is an active substance extracted from the whole plant of Cyanotis arachnoidea can promote silkworm molting and metamorphosis. Calculated on dryness, it contains B-Ecdysterone
[Properties] This product is light yellow crystalline powder, odorless, hygroscopic, and the color gradually darkens after exposure to light.
[Solution] It is soluble in ethanol, slightly soluble in acetone, slightly soluble in ethyl acetate, chloroform and hot water, and almost insoluble in ether.
[Identification] 1. Take a small amount of the product, add sulfuric acid to dissolve it, it should appear reddish brown.
[Product source] Cyanotis arachnoidea
[English name] Ecdysterone
English alias 20-HydroxyEcdysterone; 2b,3b,14a,20b,22,25-Hexahydroxycholest-7-en-6-one; beta-Ecdysterone
[Alternative name] Ecdysterone; beta-ecdysterone; beta-Ecdysterone; 20-hydroxyecdysterone
[Main Ingredients] 20-Hydroxyecdysterone
[Molecular formula] C27H44O7
[Specifications] UV 90%, HPLC 60%, HPLC 70%, HPLC 95%, HPLC 98%
S22 Do not breathe dust.
S24/25 Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
2. Take a small amount of Ecdysterone powder, add ethanol to dissolve it, add 1-2 drops of ferric chloride test solution, it should appear dark green.
[Check] Loss on drying: Take an appropriate amount of the product and dry it to constant weight at 105. The weight loss should not exceed 5%,
Residue on ignition must not exceed 1%
[Assay] Take 50mg of the product, accurately weigh it, put it in a 50ml measuring bottle, add ethanol to dissolve and dilute it to
Measure 1ml, dilute to 50ml, shake well, and follow the spectrophotometric method, <; Chinese Veterinary Pharmacopoeia>; at 242
Measure the absorbance at the wavelength of ±2nm, and calculate it according to the absorption coefficient [E1cm1%] of C27H44O7 of 249.6, which is obtained.
[Function and use] It is used to shorten the age of silkworm, make the upper tuft neat, and promote silking and cocooning.
[Usage and Dosage] Each silkworm seed <; about 20,000 silkworms> Use 40mg, dissolve it with a small amount of hot water (or add a small amount of white wine), add 2kg of water, stir evenly, and evenly sprinkle on 12-15kg of mulberry leaves to feed silkworms.
[Storage]Keep away from light and keep it sealed.
[Preparation] Ecdysterone tablets, Ecdysterone solution.
Ecdysterone powder can to promote colloidal protein synthesis, anti-arrhythmia, and anti-fatigue; promote cell growth, stimulate dermal cell division, and eliminate cholesterol in the body; lower blood lipids, inhibit blood sugar rise; clear meridians, dehumidify and relieve pain, etc.
Since the advent of Ecdysterone in 1976, tablets, injections and ointments have been developed from time to time. It is used privately for rheumatoid arthritis to treat patients with different symptoms of rheumatism and arthritis. The effective ingredient 20-hydroxyecdysterone has been proved by clinical studies to have a direct blood sugar lowering effect, and the total effective rate for type II diabetes is 84%. It is especially obvious to improve the symptoms of "three more and one less" in diabetic patients.