Radix Sophorae Flavescentis Extract
Nigger Brown liquid or Powder, Light Brown paste or Powder, White Fine Powder or Crystalline
Total Alkaloids （Matrine, Oxymatrine, Sophoridine, Sophoranol, Sophoramine）
Sophora root mainly contains alkaloids, flavonoids, quinones, and triterpenoid saponins. Alkaloids contain Matrine, oxymatrine, sophoridine, sophoranol, sophoramine, etc. Flavonoids contain kushenol, kuraridin, kuraridinol, kurarinol, neokurarinol, norkurarinol, isokurarinone, kurarinone, and more. Triterpenoid saponins include sophoraflavoside Ⅰ, Ⅱ, Ⅲ, Ⅳ, soyasaponin I, and so on. Quinones are kushequinone A and others.
Matrine ( CAS NO. 519-02-8, Formula:C15H24N2O) and the related compound Oxymatrine (CAS NO. 16837-52-8, Chemical formula: C15H24N2O2) have an antifeedant effect against formosan subterranean termite. Additionally, it acts as a nematicide against the pine wood nematode which causes pine wilt, as well as pathogenic nematodes which target humans.
Matrine and Oxymatrine can be used in cosmetics,medicine.
The matrine means total matrines (all alkaloids) extracted from Sophora Flavescens Ait. Matrine is a high efficiency, broad spectrum, less resistance low toxic, low residue, environmentally friendly Botanical pesticide, by direct contact, subsidiary by stomach poison. Once pests touch it, their nervous system is paralyzed immediately, then protein of their bodies will denaturalize, finally they will die of breathlessness. Mainly control all kinds of Dendrolimus punctatus Walker, Euproctis Pseudoconspersa Strand, Pieris rapae etc insects. Matrine has good functions of pesticide, Sterilization and regulating plant growth etc. Matrine has been widely used on vegetables, fruits, tea, tobacco and so on, Matrine has high efficacy against aphid, cabbage worm, army worm, red spider, mite etc. In addition, we should also pay attention to the efficacy of matrine on vegetable downy mildew, anthracnose etc.