Podophyllin Peltatum USP also Podophyllum Resin USP

Podophyllin Peltatum USP is an API which is used by the Pharma industry.


Podophyllum isolated from the North American Variety “Podophyllum peltatum usp” also called mayapple or “Podophyllum Resin USP“. It is the starting material for the semi-synthesis of the anti-cancer drugs etoposide, teniposide and etopophos. These compounds have been used for the treatment of lung and testicular cancers as well as certain leukemias. It is also the precursor to a new derivative CPH 82 that is being tested for rheumatoid arthritis in Europe, and it is the precursor to other derivatives used for the treatment of psoriasis and malaria. It is also a known remedy for warts, especially sexual warts.

At Himachal Pharmaceuticals we manufacture Podophyllin Peltatum USP as per United States Pharmacopoeia standards . It is only available for bulk requirements as Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients for the Pharmaceutical or Drug manufacturing companies, agents or other industrial bulk consumers.