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Betulol; Trochol; Betulinic alcohol; Betulinol
Naturally occurring triterpene. It is possible to convert it to betulinic acid.
Plant: birch cork, in low concentrations in the roots and leaves of white ash (Fraxinus americana) and in the leaves and bark of American mountain ash (Sorbus americana).
- Betulin does not dissolve in water, but does in chloroform
- Betulin-containing drugs (Episalvan) approved for the treatment of dermal wounds in adults.
- Also used as an emulsifying additive in hair shampoos.
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