Acacia melanoxylon Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
Australian blackwood black sally black wattle blackwood blackwood acacia Paluma blackwood sally wattle silver wattle Tasmanian blackwood

Acacia melanoxylon, commonly known as the Australian blackwood, is an Acacia species native in eastern Australia. The species is also known as Sally wattle, lightwood, hickory, mudgerabah, Tasmanian blackwood or black wattle.

Acacia melanoxylon

Economic importance of Acacia melanoxylon

Environmental ornamental revegetator
Materials wod
Weed potential sed contaminant

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Geografical distribution

  • AFRICA
    Naturalized
    • Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia
    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania
    • South Tropical Africa: Zimbabwe
    • Southern Africa: Lesotho; South Africa; Swaziland
    • Western Indian Ocean: Mauritius; Reunion
    Cultivated
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Eritrea; Ethiopia
    • East Tropical Africa: Tanzania
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Burundi; Rwanda
    • South Tropical Africa: Zimbabwe
    • Southern Africa: South Africa
    • Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar; Mauritius
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Naturalized
    • Caucasus: Georgia
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Naturalized
    • Indian Subcontinent: India
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Native
    • Australia: Australia - Austr. Capital Terr., New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia , Tasmania, Victoria
    Cultivated
    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • EUROPE
    Naturalized
    • East Europe: Moldova
    • Southeastern Europe: Italy
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Naturalized
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California
    • Mexico
  • PACIFIC
    Naturalized
    • North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Naturalized
    • Northern South America: Venezuela
    • Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Peru
    • Southern South America: Argentina; Chile; Uruguay
    Cultivated
    • Brazil: Brazil

Biological activities

Acidulant
Acetic-acid found in Plant
Aldose-Reductase-Inhibitor
Hyperoside found in Plant
Allergenic
Acamelin found in Plant
Analgesic
Hyperoside found in Plant
Anthelmintic
Tannin found in Plant
AntiHIV
Methanol found in Plant
Tannin found in Plant
Antiaging
Hyperoside found in Plant
Antibacterial
Acetic-acid found in Plant
Hyperoside found in Plant
Tannin found in Plant
Anticancer
Hyperoside found in Plant
Tannin found in Plant
Anticapillary-Fragility
Hyperoside found in Plant
Anticariogenic
Tannin found in Plant
Antidermatitic
Hyperoside found in Plant
Antidiarrheic
Tannin found in Plant
Antidote
Methanol found in Plant
Antidysenteric
Tannin found in Plant
Antidysmenorrheic
Anthocyanidins found in Plant
Antielastase
Hyperoside found in Plant
Antiflu
Hyperoside found in Plant
Antihepatotoxic
Hyperoside found in Plant
Tannin found in Plant
Antihypertensive
Tannin found in Plant
Antiinflammatory
Hyperoside found in Plant
Antiischemic
Hyperoside found in Plant
Antilipolytic
Tannin found in Plant
Antimutagenic
Tannin found in Plant
Antinephritic
Tannin found in Plant
Antinociceptive
Hyperoside found in Plant
Antiophidic
Tannin found in Plant
Antiotitic
Acetic-acid found in Plant
Antioxidant
Anthocyanidins found in Plant
Hyperoside found in Plant
Tannin found in Plant
Antiperiodontal
Anthocyanidins found in Plant
Antiplaque
Anthocyanidins found in Plant
Antiradicular
Hyperoside found in Plant
Tannin found in Plant
Antirenitic
Tannin found in Plant
Antisalmonella
Acetic-acid found in Plant
Antitumor-Promoter
Tannin found in Plant
Antitumor
Tannin found in Plant
Antitussive
Hyperoside found in Plant
Antiulcer
Tannin found in Plant
Antivaginitic
Acetic-acid found in Plant
Antiviral
Hyperoside found in Plant
Tannin found in Plant
Antiwrinkle
Hyperoside found in Plant
Calcium-Antagonist
Hyperoside found in Plant
Cancer-Preventive
Hyperoside found in Plant
Tannin found in Plant
Capillarifortificant
Hyperoside found in Plant
Capillarigenic
Hyperoside found in Plant
Carcinogenic
Tannin found in Plant
Chelator
Tannin found in Plant
Collagenase-Inhibitor
Anthocyanidins found in Plant
Collagenic
Anthocyanidins found in Plant
Cyclooxygenase-Activator
Hyperoside found in Plant
Cyclooxygenase-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Plant
Diuretic
Hyperoside found in Plant
Expectorant
Acetic-acid found in Plant
Fungicide
Acetic-acid found in Plant
Glucosyl-Transferase-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Plant
Hemostat
Cellulose found in Plant
Hepatoprotective
Hyperoside found in Plant
Tannin found in Plant
Hypotensive
Hyperoside found in Plant
Immunosuppressant
Tannin found in Plant
Keratitigenic
Acetic-acid found in Plant
Lipoxygenase-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Plant
MAO-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Plant
Metal-Chelator
Anthocyanidins found in Plant
Mucolytic
Acetic-acid found in Plant
Myorelaxant
Anthocyanidins found in Plant
Ornithine-Decarboxylase-Inhibitor
Anthocyanidins found in Plant
Tannin found in Plant
Osteolytic
Acetic-acid found in Plant
Perfumery
Acetic-acid found in Plant
Pesticide
Acetic-acid found in Plant
Hyperoside found in Plant
Tannin found in Plant
Prooxidant
Anthocyanidins found in Plant
Protisticide
Acetic-acid found in Plant
Psychotropic
Tannin found in Plant
Spermicide
Acetic-acid found in Plant
Tissue-Thromboplastin-Inhibitor
Hyperoside found in Plant
Ulcerogenic
Acetic-acid found in Plant
Verrucolytic
Acetic-acid found in Plant
Xanthine-Oxidase-Inhibitor
Hyperoside found in Plant
Tannin found in Plant
cAMP-Inhibitor
Hyperoside found in Plant

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Chemicals detected

Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]