Matrine is a phytochemical and alkaloid which occurs naturally in the plant Sophora flavescens. It is used as a pesticide in organic farming, because it is not a synthetic pesticide. It may have protective effects when sprayed on crops against pests. It also has nematicidal effects against the pine wood nematode, which causes the blight known as pine wilt on pine wood.
Matrine hydrochloride may also be active at the opioid receptors as an agonist.
This compound is available as the hydrochloride salt. It is NOT intended for human consumption, and is for laboratory reagent or forensic/analytical purposes ONLY. The intent of its sale is agrochemical and other agricultural research.
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