Synthetic alternative of Herbal Extracts are useful and important- Thiocolchicoside one of them

Synthetic alternative of Herbal Extracts are useful and important- Thiocolchicoside one of them

  1. With tens of thousands of plant species on earth, we are gifted with an enormous wealth of medicinal remedies from Mother Nature.
  2. Natural products and their derivatives (herbal extracts) represent more than 50% of all the drugs in modern therapeutics.
  3. Because of the low success rate and huge capital investment need, the research and development of conventional drugs are very costly and difficult.
  4. Over the past few decades, researchers have focused on drug discovery from herbal medicines or botanical sources, an important group of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapy.
  5. With a long history of herbal usage for the clinical management of a variety of diseases in indigenous cultures.
  6. The success rate of developing a new drug from herbal medicinal preparations should, in theory, be higher than that from chemical synthesis.
  7. While the efforts for drug discovery from herbal medicines is “experience driven,”
  8. The pharmaceutical industry is one of the pillar industries for economic development worldwide.
  9. Thiocolchicoside is one such semi-synthetic derivative of the naturally occurring compound colchicoside extracted from the seeds of Gloriosa superba.
  10. Thiocolchicoside that we offer is widely used in the symptomatic treatment of painful muscle spasm. Thiocolchicoside is a yellow crystalline powder that has a characteristic smell and is soluble in water.
  11. Thiocolchicoside is a muscle relaxant agent with anti-inflammatory and analgesic actions, also is used topically for the treatment of muscular spasms and for rheumatologic, orthopedic, and traumatologic disorders.

Product Name               :    Thiocolchicoside

CAS No.                           :     602-41-5

Chemical Formula        :     C27H33NO10S

Molecular Weight         :     563.62 g/mole

Chemical name            :     N-[1,2-dimethoxy-10-methylsulfanyl-9-oxo-3-[(2S,3R,4S,5S,6R)-3,4,5-trihydroxy-6-(hydroxymethyl)oxan-2-yl]oxy-6,7-dihydro-5H-enzo[d]heptalen-7-yl] acetamide

Physical state and appearance: Yellow crystalline solid powder.

Purity       :     ≥ 99.0 %

Solubility :     Soluble in Water & Alcohol

Author: Vinita Bhandari


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