Molecular Formula: C19H23NO4
Apperance: White crystalline powder
Sinomenine or Cocculine is an alkaloid found in the root of the climbing plant Sinomenium acutum which is native to Japan and China. It is traditionally used in herbal medicine in these countries, as a treatment for rheumatism and arthritis. However its analgesic action against other kinds of pain is limited. Sinomenine is a morphinan derivative, related to opioids such as and the non-opioid cough suppressant dextromethorphan. Its anti-rheumatic effects are thought to be primarily mediated via release of histamine, but other effects such as inhibition of prostaglandin, leukotriene and nitric oxide synthesis may also be involved.
1> Evergreen cane sinomenine with certain alkaloids analgesia calm.
2> Sinomenine can be used as antitussive bureau hemp, fall blood pressure.
3> Anti-inflammatory effect of sinomenine for the release of histamine in strong
4> Animal experiments in shock and organ damage, sinomenine is used to protect clinical treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and neuralgia.
1> Sinomenine is mainly used in pharmaceutical field to be effective in neuralgia and rheumatic diseases.
2> Sinomenine can be used as health care products,daily necessities and cosmetics and other fields.