Podophyllum resin is used as a raw material in the formulation of several pharmacological and therapeutic applications, like emetic, purgative and anthelmintic. It can also treat growth on the skin, planter, anal and urogenital warts. There are German patents for using oral, anal and parental formulations including podophyllum to treat lymph systems obstructions.
NAME :- PODOPHYLLUM RESIN
IUPAC NAME :- 8-hydroxy-7-(hydroxymethyl)-5-(3,4,5-trimethoxyphenyl)-5,6,7,8-tetrahydrobenzo f 1,3 benzodioxole-6-carboxylic acid; 5-hydroxy-9-(3,4,5-trimethoxyphenyl)-5a,6,8a,9-tetrahydro-5H- 2 benzofuro5,6-f 1,3 benzodioxol-8-one; 5-hydroxy-9-(3,4,5-trimethoxyphenyl)-5a,6,8a,9-tetrahydro-5H-2 benzofuro 5,6-f 1,3 benzodioxol-8-one
CAS NO. :- 9000-55-9
FORMULA :- C88H92O34
SYNONYMS :- podofillina;PODOPHYLLIN;podophyllum;Podophylline;PODOPHYLLUM RESIN;PODOPHYLIUM RESIN;PODOCARPIC ACID(RG);PODOPHYLLUMRESIN,USP;PodophylluM Resin, BP 80;PodophylluM Resin, Reagent
APPLICATION :- Common and plantar warts. Skin carcinomas, in various cancer treatments.
DESCRIPTION :- Podophyllum resin have been used in various formulations for a number of pharmacological and therapeutic applications such as purgative, emetic, anthelmintic and in threatment of various growth on the skins.It has been employed for the treatment of planter, anal and urogenital warts including condyloma acuminatum. German patents exist for the use of oral, anal and parental formulations incorporating podophyllum for treating obstructions of the lymph system.