Artemisinin Extract is a colorless needle-like crystal with a melting point of 156-157 ℃, easily soluble in chloroform, acetone, ethyl acetate and benzene, soluble in ethanol, ether, slightly soluble in cold petroleum ether, and almost insoluble in water. Because of its special peroxide group, it is unstable to heat and is easily decomposed under the influence of moisture, heat and reducing substances.
Physical & Chemical
98% pass 80 mesh
Loss on drying
Specific Optical Rotation
• Artemisinin Extract from the plant Artemesia Annua L (sweet wormwood, also known as the Chinese herbal Qinghao), Artemisinin has been used for centuries to kill parasites, particularly worms and flukes
• Artemisinin is generally well tolerated at the doses used to treat malaria;
• Used primarily for liver, gall bladder and stomach ailments as well as to expel intestinal worms.