Podophyllotoxin powder is the main content of podophyllum extract, otherwise known as podofilox, is a non-alkaloid toxin in the lignan family.
Podophyllum extract is applied directly to genital warts. it has a toxic effect on the nuclei of the wart cells. The nucleus is the cell's control centre. Podophyllum extract controls cell division and multiplication (mitosis). This results in the healthy growth of tissue. Podophyllum extract is an antimitotic and by its action on the nuclei, prevents the wart cells from dividing. This stops the cells multiplying. Over time, all the wart cells die and new healthy tissue grows in their place.
1. Podophyllotoxin powder can anti-gout, anti-tumor, inhibiting the mitotic cell stopping in M phase.
2. The significant effects on breast cancer, cervical cancer, esophageal cancer, lung cancer, gastric cancer and chronic myelogenous leukemia.
3. Used for acute gout, anti-inflammatory analgesic.
4. In recent years, furtherly expand its clinical application, for example: To prevent atherosclerosis damage, To cure the liver cirrhosis, To relief the cycle heat caused by abnormal catecholamine, The Behcet's disease, The lumbar disc herniation, intractable waist pain and sciatica. Prevent intestine adhesion.
5. Used as the treatment of Purple epilepsy caused thrombocytopenia. Persistent apophysis erythema, Advanced schistosomiasis.
1. Apllied in pharmaceutical field.
2. Apllied in health care field.
3. Apllied in cosmetics and other fields.