Aglaia odorata Health effects and herbal facts

Aglaia odorata is a species of plant in the Meliaceae family. It is found in Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Myanmar, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, and possibly Laos. It is occasionally sold as a house plant under the name "Chinese perfume plant." It can be grown outdoors in USDA zones 9 and 10.

Aglaia odorata

Medical use

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Geografical distribution

  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Native
    • China: China - Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan
    Cultivated
    • China: China
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Native
    • Indo-China: Cambodia; Thailand; Vietnam
    Cultivated
    • Malesia: Indonesia - Java

Biological activities

Androgenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Angiogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Anorexic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Antiadenomic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Antiandrogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Antibacterial
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Antiedemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Antiestrogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Antifeedant
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Antifertility
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Antigonadotrophic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Antihyperlipoproteinaemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Antiinflammatory
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Antileukemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Antilymphomic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Antimutagenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Antiophidic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Antioxidant
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Antiprogestational
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Antiprostaglandin
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Antiprostatadenomic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Antiprostatitic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Antipyretic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Antiviral
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Apoptotic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Artemicide
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Cancer-Preventive
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Candidicide
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Caspase-8-Inducer
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Estrogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Febrifuge
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Fungicide
Aglafolin found in Root Bark
Desmethylrocaglamide found in Root Bark
Rocaglamide found in Root Bark
Rocaglaol found in Root Bark
Gonadotrophic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Hepatoprotective
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Hypocholesterolemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Hypoglycemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Hypolipidemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Pesticide
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Spermicide
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Ubiquiot
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Ulcerogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
(24r)-aglaitriol Leaf
(24s)-aglaitriol Leaf
Aglafolin Root Bark
Aglaiol Leaf
Aglaiondiol Leaf
Beta-sitosterol Leaf
Desmethylrocaglamide Root Bark
Rocaglamide Root Bark
Rocaglaol Root Bark
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]