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Aloe emodin

Aloe emodin
Systematic (IUPAC) name
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Chemical data
Formula C15H10O5 
Mol. mass 270.24
Physical data
Melt. point 223–224 °C (433–435 °F) Sublimes in CO2 stream
Pharmacokinetic data
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Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.


Legal status
Routes Oral

Aloe emodin is an anthraquinone present in aloe. It has a strong stimulant-laxative action.[1]


  1. ^ The Merck Index, 12th Edition. 313.
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