Cepharan™ is our exclusive brand of cepharanthine. Cepharanthine is approved in Japan for treating alopecia areata, and as an adjunct to radiation therapy to prevent anemia and thrombocytopenia. It is also used to treat various cancers, autoimmune diseases, and allergy conditions. In 2015 it was discovered that cepharanthine can also treat male pattern baldness or androgenic alopecia.
Cepharan™ contains cepharanthine, a pure natural extract of the Stephania cepharantha Hayata plant. Cepharan™10 is used in the treatment of cancer and autoimmune disorders, where total doses of 30 - 60 mg (3 - 6 capsules of 10 mg each) daily are given. Cepharan™2 is used for the treatment of different types of hair loss such as alopecia areata and androgenetic (androgenic) alopecia also known as male pattern baldness.
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Cepharan™ contains the plant extract cepharanthine derived from the Stephania cepharantha Hayata plant. This rare species of Stephania is native to the Kotosho Island, southeast of Taiwan. It is a member of the Menispermaceae family, and now grows in the mountain regions of southwest China and Taiwan. Cepharanthine is extracted from the roots of the plant.