Agastache nepetoides Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
catnip giant-hyssop yellow giant-hyssop
Agastache nepetoides

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Geografical distribution

  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Native
    • Eastern Canada: Canada - Ontario, Quebec
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Indiana, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont, West Virginia
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota , Missouri, Nebraska , Oklahoma, South Dakota , Wisconsin
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Arkansas , Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia

Biological activities

ACE-Inhibitor
Myrcene found in Plant (2 ppm)
AChE-Inhibitor
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Acaricide
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Aldose-Reductase-Inhibitor
Acacetin found in Inflorescence ;found in Leaf
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil (184000 ppm);found in Plant (100 ppm)
Cosmosiin found in Inflorescence ;found in Leaf
Cynaroside found in Inflorescence ;found in Leaf
Delta-cadinene found in Plant (11 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Allelochemic
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (20 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Allelopathic
Camphene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Allergenic
Acacetin found in Inflorescence ;found in Leaf
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (20 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil (184000 ppm);found in Plant (100 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Analgesic
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil (184000 ppm);found in Plant (100 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Antiacetylcholinesterase
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Antiacne
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (20 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil (184000 ppm);found in Plant (100 ppm)
Delta-cadinene found in Plant (11 ppm)
Antiadenomic
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Antiaflatoxin
Acacetin found in Inflorescence ;found in Leaf
Antiallergic
Acacetin found in Inflorescence ;found in Leaf
Antiasthmatic
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil (184000 ppm);found in Plant (100 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Antibacterial
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (20 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil (184000 ppm);found in Plant (100 ppm)
Cis-ocimene found in Plant (4 ppm)
Cosmosiin found in Inflorescence ;found in Leaf
Delta-cadinene found in Plant (11 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Anticancer
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Anticariogenic
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil (184000 ppm);found in Plant (100 ppm)
Delta-cadinene found in Plant (11 ppm)
Anticonvulsant
Myrcene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Antidermatitic
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil (184000 ppm);found in Plant (100 ppm)
Antiedemic
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil (184000 ppm);found in Plant (100 ppm)
Antiesophagitic
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Antifeedant
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (20 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil (184000 ppm);found in Plant (100 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Antiflu
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (20 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Antihistaminic
Acacetin found in Inflorescence ;found in Leaf
Antiinflammatory
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (20 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil (184000 ppm);found in Plant (100 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Antileishmanic
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil (184000 ppm);found in Plant (100 ppm)
Antilithic
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Antilymphomic
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Antimalarial
Acacetin found in Inflorescence ;found in Leaf
Antimutagenic
Acacetin found in Inflorescence ;found in Leaf
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Antinitrosaminic
Myrcene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Antinociceptive
Myrcene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Antiobesity
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Antionychyotic
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil (184000 ppm);found in Plant (100 ppm)
Antioxidant
Camphene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Antipneumonic
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (20 ppm)
Antiproliferant
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil (184000 ppm);found in Plant (100 ppm)
Antiseptic
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (20 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Antispasmodic
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (20 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil (184000 ppm);found in Plant (100 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Antistaphylococcic
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (20 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil (184000 ppm);found in Plant (100 ppm)
Cis-ocimene found in Plant (4 ppm)
Antistreptococcic
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil (184000 ppm);found in Plant (100 ppm)
Delta-cadinene found in Plant (11 ppm)
Antitumor
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil (184000 ppm);found in Plant (100 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Antiulcer
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil (184000 ppm);found in Plant (100 ppm)
Antiviral
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (20 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Apoptotic
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Aromatase-Inhibitor
Acacetin found in Inflorescence ;found in Leaf
Bronchoprotectant
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Calcium-Antagonist
Cynaroside found in Inflorescence ;found in Leaf
Cancer-Preventive
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (20 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Candidicide
Beta-pinene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil (184000 ppm);found in Plant (100 ppm)
Cosmosiin found in Inflorescence ;found in Leaf
Candidistat
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Carminative
Copaene found in Plant (6 ppm)
Chemopreventive
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Cholesterolytic
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Coleoptophile
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (20 ppm)
Cytochrome-P450-Inducer
Delta-cadinene found in Plant (11 ppm)
Detoxicant
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Enterocontractant
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Expectorant
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (20 ppm)
Camphene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
FLavor
3-octanol found in Plant (4 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (20 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Camphene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil (184000 ppm);found in Plant (100 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Fungicide
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil (184000 ppm);found in Plant (100 ppm)
Cis-ocimene found in Plant (4 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Fungiphilic
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Fungistat
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
GST-Inducer
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Gastroprotective
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil (184000 ppm);found in Plant (100 ppm)
Hepatoprotective
Acacetin found in Inflorescence ;found in Leaf
Herbicide
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (20 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Histaminic
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Hypocholesterolemic
Cynaroside found in Inflorescence ;found in Leaf
Hypothermic
Myrcene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Immunomodulator
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Insecticide
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (20 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Insectifuge
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (20 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Camphene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil (184000 ppm);found in Plant (100 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Insectiphile
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (20 ppm)
Interleukin-6-Inhibitor
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Iodothyronine-Deiodinase-Inhibitor
Acacetin found in Inflorescence ;found in Leaf
Irritant
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (20 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil (184000 ppm);found in Plant (100 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Larvicide
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil (184000 ppm);found in Plant (100 ppm)
Lipolytic
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Mosquitocide
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil (184000 ppm);found in Plant (100 ppm)
Mutagenic
Acacetin found in Inflorescence ;found in Leaf
Myorelaxant
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (2 ppm)
NO-Genic
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Nematicide
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Ornithine-Decarboxylase-Inhibitor
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Ozone-Scavenger
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
P450-2B1-Inhibitor
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (20 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (2 ppm)
P450-Inducer
Delta-cadinene found in Plant (11 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Perfumery
3-octanol found in Plant (4 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (20 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil (184000 ppm);found in Plant (100 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Peristaltic
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Pesticide
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (20 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Camphene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil (184000 ppm);found in Plant (100 ppm)
Delta-cadinene found in Plant (11 ppm)
Germacrene-d found in Plant (260 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Pheromone
Germacrene-d found in Plant (260 ppm)
Photosensitizer
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Plasmodicide
Acacetin found in Inflorescence ;found in Leaf
Protisticide
Acacetin found in Inflorescence ;found in Leaf
Sedative
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (20 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil (184000 ppm);found in Plant (100 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Spasmogenic
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (20 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Camphene found in Plant (1 ppm)
Termitifuge
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil (184000 ppm);found in Plant (100 ppm)
Testosterone-Inducer
Delta-cadinene found in Plant (11 ppm)
Topoisomerase-I-Inhibitor
Acacetin found in Inflorescence ;found in Leaf
Tranquilizer
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (20 ppm)
Transdermal
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (20 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Plant (2 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (2 ppm)

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
3-octanol Plant 4
Acacetin Inflorescence
Leaf
Alpha-pinene Plant 20
Beta-pinene Plant 2
Camphene Plant 1
Caryophyllene Essential Oil 184,000
Plant 90 100
Cis-ocimene Plant 4
Copaene Plant 6
Cosmosiin Inflorescence
Leaf
Cynaroside Inflorescence
Leaf
Delta-cadinene Plant 11
Eo Plant 500
Germacrene-d Plant 240 260
Limonene Plant 2
Linalol Plant 9
Myrcene Plant 2
Tilianin Inflorescence
Leaf
Trans-ocimene Essential Oil 36,000
Plant 20
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]