Thunder God Vine, also called TripterygiumWilfordii that is a vine used in traditional Chinese medicine for treatment of fever, chills, edema and carbuncle. TripterygiumWilfordii recently has been investigated as a treatment for a variety of disorders including rheumatoid arthritis, cancer, chronic hepatitis, chronic nephritis, ankylosing spondylitis, polycystic kidney disease as well as several skin disorders. TripterygiumWilfordii is also under investigation for its apparent antifertility effects, which it is speculated, may provide a basis for a Male oral contraceptive. Triptolide, a diterpenetriepoxide, is a major active component of extracts derived from Tripterygiumwilfordii. Triptolide has multiple pharmacological activities including anti-inflammatory, immune modulation, antiproliferative and proapoptotic activity.
Synonyms:Cellulose acetate hydrogen phthalate
1.It has the function of analgesia and stability and effect on the central nervous system of choline;
2.It has the function of promoting skin metabolism and has a good effect for skin ulcers and other skin diseases;
3.With the function of clearing away heat and detoxifying, clearing damp, subsidence of swelling and diuretic;
4.With the function of antibacterial and dissolving stones;
5.It has the function of strengthen blood vessels and promoting blood circulation.