Synonyms: Visnadina; Visnadinum. 10-Acetoxy-9,10-dihydro-8,8-dimethyl2-oxo-2H,8H-pyrano[2,3f]chromen-9-yl 2-methylbutyrate.
Cyrillic synonym: Виснадин.
💊 Chemical information
Chemical formula: C21H24O7 = 388.4.
CAS — 477-32-7.
ATC — C04AX24.
ATC Vet — QC04AX24.
Ammi visnaga fruit is used in herbal preparations. Khellin and visnadine are vasodilators obtained from Ammi visnaga fruit or by synthesis. Khellin also has a bronchodilatory action and has been used in angina pectoris and asthma. Khellin has also been tried in conjunction with UV light to treat vitiligo. Visnadine has been used in coronary, cerebral, and peripheral vascular disorders.
Homoeopathy.Ammi visnaga has been used in homoeopathic medicines under the following names: Ammi vis.
1. Hofer A, et al. Long-term results in the treatment of vitiligo with oral khellin plus UVA. Eur J Dermatol 2001 11: 225–9.
Ger.: Khellangan N†. Multi-ingredient: Austria: Urelium Neu; Ger.: Cefadrin; Oxacant-Khella N†; Stenocrat†; Pol.: Kelicardina; Nefrol.
Published December 12, 2018.