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Systematic (IUPAC) name
(9R,10R)-10-(acetyloxy)-8,8-dimethyl-2-oxo-9,10-dihydro-2H,8H-pyrano[2,3-f]chromen-9-yl (2R)-2-methylbutanoate
Clinical data
AHFS/ International Drug Names
CAS Number 477-32-7
ATC code C04AX24 (WHO)
PubChem CID 442151
ChemSpider 390669
UNII 0RL4V0K263 YesY
KEGG D08735 YesY
Chemical data
Formula C21H24O7
Molar mass 388.41 g/mol

Visnadine (or visnadin) is a natural vasodilator.[1] It was first isolated from bishop's weed (Ammi visnaga), a plant indigenous to the Mediterranean region which has been used for centuries in Egypt as a spasmolytic.[2]


  1. ^ Durate, J; Vallejo I; Pérez-Vizcaino F; Jiménez R; Zarzuelo A; Tamargo J (1997). "Effects of visnadine on rat isolated vascular smooth muscles. .". Planta Med. Thieme Medical Publishers. 63 (3): 233–6. doi:10.1055/s-2006-957660. ISSN 1439-0221. PMID 9225605. 
  2. ^ Eric Smith; Norman Hosansky; W. G. Bywater & Eugene E. van Tamelen (1957). "Constitution of Samidin, Dihydrosamidin and Visnadin". J. Am. Chem. Soc. 79 (13): 3534–3540. doi:10.1021/ja01570a062.