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α-Asarone was used in the synthesis of series of α-asarone isomers and were investigated for their hypolipidemic and antiplatelet activities. It is used in the synthesis of anti-inflammatory neolignan. Also used in lignan syntheses for antiallergic agents. It is clinically used as medication for treating epilepsy, cough, bronchitis and asthma. It exhibits neuroprotective, anti-oxidative, anticonvulsive and cognitive enhancing action.
J Poplawski; B Lozowicka; A T Dubis; B Lachowska; S Witkowski; D Siluk; J Petrusewicz; R Kaliszan; J Cybulski; M Strzałkowska; Z Chilmonczyk. Synthesis and hypolipidemic and antiplatelet activities of alpha-asarone isomers in humans (in vitro), mice (in vivo), and rats (in vivo). Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 2000, 43, (20), 3671-3676.
Ze-Jun Wang; Simon R Levinson; Liqin Sun; Thomas Heinbockel. Identification of both GABAA receptors and voltage-activated Na(+) channels as molecular targets of anticonvulsant α-asarone. Frontiers in Pharmacology. 2014, 5, 40.
Hazard Statements: H302
Harmful if swallowed.
Precautionary Statements: P264b-P270-P301+P312-P330-P501c
Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Rinse mouth. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant