Origin: Derived from a vince called Tripterygium wilfordii.
Also Known As:
Thunder god vine
Thunder duck vine
Overview: Tripterygium 10:1 is an extract derived from Tripterygium wilfordii or thunder god vine. It is used in traditional chinese medicine to treat conditions involving inflammation or overactivity of the immune system, including rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and multiple sclerosis.
- Lessening inflammation
- Improving rheumatoid arthritis symptoms
- Improving symptoms of Crohn’s disease
Common Dosage: The dosage for Tripterygium 10:1 depends on the intended use. For rheumatoid arthritis, 180 mg to 570 mg is commonly administered. For kidney problems, 1 mg per kg of body weight may be taken for up to 20 weeks.