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Ingredient Type: Metabolite, Constituent 

Also Known As: Tetrahydropalmatine, THP

L-Tetrahydropalmatine (THP) is an alkaloid found in several plants and an important part of Traditional Chinese Medicine.  It is used in herbal medicine for its pain-relieving properties, and there is some evidence that it may also be beneficial in treating drug addiction.

L-Tetrahydropalmatine is used in health supplements today to help ease pain.


In the meantime see the following articles about the plant source of L-Tetrahydropalmatine for more information: the Michigan Medicine Health Library entry for corydalis, the WebMD entry for corydalis, or the RXList entry for corydalis.