Albizia julibrissin Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
mimosa mimosa-tree pink siris silktree silktree albizia siris varay-cotton

Albizia julibrissin is a species of tree in the family Fabaceae, native to southwestern and eastern Asia. The genus is named after the Italian nobleman Filippo degli Albizzi, who introduced it to Europe in the mid-18th century, and it is sometimes incorrectly spelled Albizzia. The specific epithet julibrissin is a corruption of the Persian word gul-i abrisham which means "silk flower".

Albizia julibrissin

Medical use

Economic importance of Albizia julibrissin

Environmental ornamental
Fuels potential as fuelwod
Medicines folklore
Weed potential sed contaminant

Gallery

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Geografical distribution

  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Native
    • Western Asia: Iran ; Turkey
    • Caucasus: Azerbaijan
    • China: China
    • Eastern Asia: Japan; Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Native
    • Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India ; Nepal; Pakistan
    • Indo-China: Myanmar

Biological activities

ACE-Inhibitor
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Analgesic
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Angiotensin-Receptor-Blocker
Potassium found in Bark (1990 ppm)
Anorexic
Arsenic found in Bark (0.15 ppm)
Anthelmintic
Tannin found in Bark
AntiBPH
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
AntiCFS
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
AntiHIV
Tannin found in Bark
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
AntiLyme
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
AntiMS
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
AntiPMS
Calcium found in Bark (35500 ppm)
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Manganese found in Bark (33 ppm)
Antiacne
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Antiacrodermatitic
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Antiaggregant
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Antiakathisic
Iron found in Bark (100 ppm)
Antialcoholic
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Manganese found in Bark (33 ppm)
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Antiallergic
Calcium found in Bark (35500 ppm)
Antialopecic
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Antialzheimeran
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Antianemic
Copper found in Bark (6 ppm)
Iron found in Bark (100 ppm)
Manganese found in Bark (33 ppm)
Antianginal
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Antiangiogenic
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Antianorectic
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Antianorexic
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Antianxiety
Calcium found in Bark (35500 ppm)
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Antiarrhythmic
Calcium found in Bark (35500 ppm)
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Potassium found in Bark (1990 ppm)
Antiarthritic
Calcium found in Bark (35500 ppm)
Copper found in Bark (6 ppm)
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Manganese found in Bark (33 ppm)
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Antiasthmatic
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Antiatherosclerotic
Calcium found in Bark (35500 ppm)
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Antibacterial
Tannin found in Bark
Anticancer
Tannin found in Bark
Anticanker
Iron found in Bark (100 ppm)
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Anticariogenic
Tannin found in Bark
Anticataract
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Anticephalagic
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Anticheilitic
Iron found in Bark (100 ppm)
Anticlimacteric
Calcium found in Bark (35500 ppm)
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Anticoeliac
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Anticold
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Anticolitic
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Anticonvulsant
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Anticoronary
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Antidandruff
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Antidementia
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Antidepressant
Calcium found in Bark (35500 ppm)
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Potassium found in Bark (1990 ppm)
Antidiabetic
Copper found in Bark (6 ppm)
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Manganese found in Bark (33 ppm)
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Antidiarrheic
Tannin found in Bark
Antidiscotic
Manganese found in Bark (33 ppm)
Antidysenteric
Tannin found in Bark
Antidysgeuzic
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Antidyskinetic
Manganese found in Bark (33 ppm)
Antidysmenorrheic
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Antieczemic
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Antiencephalopathic
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Antiendometriotic
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Antienterotic
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Antiepileptic
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Manganese found in Bark (33 ppm)
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Antifatigue
Copper found in Bark (6 ppm)
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Potassium found in Bark (1990 ppm)
Antifibromyalgic
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Antifibrotic
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Antifuruncular
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Antigastrotic
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Antiglaucomic
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Antihangover
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Antihepatotoxic
Tannin found in Bark
Antihyperkinetic
Calcium found in Bark (35500 ppm)
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Antihypertensive
Calcium found in Bark (35500 ppm)
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Potassium found in Bark (1990 ppm)
Tannin found in Bark
Antihypoglycemic
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Antiimpotence
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Antiinfective
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Antiinfertility
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Antiinflammatory
Copper found in Bark (6 ppm)
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Antiinsomniac
Calcium found in Bark (35500 ppm)
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Antilepric
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Antileukonychic
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Antilipolytic
Tannin found in Bark
Antilithic
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Antilymphomic
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Antimaculitic
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Antimastalgic
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Antimenopausal
Calcium found in Bark (35500 ppm)
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Antimenorrhagic
Iron found in Bark (100 ppm)
Antimetastatic
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Antimigraine
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Antimitral-valve-prolapse
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Antimutagenic
Tannin found in Bark
Antinephritic
Tannin found in Bark
Antinephrolytic
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Antineuropathic
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Antineurotic
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Antinociceptive
Copper found in Bark (6 ppm)
Antinyctalopic
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Antiobesity
Calcium found in Bark (35500 ppm)
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Antiophidic
Tannin found in Bark
Antiosteoporotic
Calcium found in Bark (35500 ppm)
Copper found in Bark (6 ppm)
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Manganese found in Bark (33 ppm)
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Antiototic
Manganese found in Bark (33 ppm)
Antioxidant
Manganese found in Bark (33 ppm)
Tannin found in Bark
Antiperiodontitic
Calcium found in Bark (35500 ppm)
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Antiplaque
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Antiprolactin
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Antiprostatitic
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Antiradicular
Tannin found in Bark
Antirenitic
Tannin found in Bark
Antiretinopathic
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Antirheumatic
Calcium found in Bark (35500 ppm)
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Antiseptic
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Antispare-Tire
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Antispasmodic
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Potassium found in Bark (1990 ppm)
Antispasmophilic
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Antistomatitic
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Antistress
Calcium found in Bark (35500 ppm)
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Antistroke
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Potassium found in Bark (1990 ppm)
Antisyndrome-X
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Manganese found in Bark (33 ppm)
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Antitic
Calcium found in Bark (35500 ppm)
Antitinnitic
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Antitriglyceride
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Antitumor-Promoter
Tannin found in Bark
Antitumor
Tannin found in Bark
Antiulcer
Tannin found in Bark
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Antiviral
Tannin found in Bark
Anxiolytic
Calcium found in Bark (35500 ppm)
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Potassium found in Bark (1990 ppm)
Astringent
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Beta-Blocker
Potassium found in Bark (1990 ppm)
CNS-Depressant
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Calcium-Antagonist
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Calcium-Channel-Blocker
Calcium found in Bark (35500 ppm)
Cancer-Preventive
Tannin found in Bark
Carcinogenic
Tannin found in Bark
Cardioprotective
Copper found in Bark (6 ppm)
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Potassium found in Bark (1990 ppm)
Cardiotoxic
Potassium found in Bark (1990 ppm)
Chelator
Tannin found in Bark
Collagenic
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Contraceptive
Copper found in Bark (6 ppm)
Copper-Antagonist
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Cyclooxygenase-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Bark
Deodorant
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Diuretic
Calcium found in Bark (35500 ppm)
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Potassium found in Bark (1990 ppm)
Ergogenic
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Glucosyl-Transferase-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Bark
Hepatoprotective
Tannin found in Bark
Hypertensive
Sodium found in Bark (211 ppm)
Hypocholesterolemic
Calcium found in Bark (35500 ppm)
Copper found in Bark (6 ppm)
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Hypoglycemic
Manganese found in Bark (33 ppm)
Hypotensive
Calcium found in Bark (35500 ppm)
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Potassium found in Bark (1990 ppm)
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Immunomodulator
Copper found in Bark (6 ppm)
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Immunostimulant
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Immunosuppressant
Tannin found in Bark
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Insulinogenic
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Laxative
Calcium found in Bark (35500 ppm)
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Leptingenic
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Lipoxygenase-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Bark
Litholytic
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
MAO-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Bark
Mucogenic
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Myorelaxant
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
NF-kB-Inhibitor
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Nephrotoxic
Mercury found in Bark (0.07 ppm)
Neurotransmitter
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Ornithine-Decarboxylase-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Bark
Pesticide
Arsenic found in Bark (0.15 ppm)
Tannin found in Bark
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Prooxidant
Iron found in Bark (100 ppm)
Psychotropic
Tannin found in Bark
Schizophrenigenic
Copper found in Bark (6 ppm)
Spermigenic
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Testosteronigenic
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Tranquilizer
Calcium found in Bark (35500 ppm)
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Trichomonicide
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Uterorelaxant
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Vasodilator
Calcium found in Bark (35500 ppm)
Magnesium found in Bark (1090 ppm)
Potassium found in Bark (1990 ppm)
Vulnerary
Zinc found in Bark (8 ppm)
Xanthine-Oxidase-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Bark

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
3',4',7-trihydroxyflavone Bark
Acacic-acid Plant
Albiside Plant
Albizziin Seed
Alpha-spinasteryl-beta-d-glucoside Bark
Arsenic Bark 0.15
Calcium Bark 35,500
Copper Bark 5 6
Fat Seed 85,000 111,000
Iron Bark 100
Magnesium Bark 1,090
Manganese Bark 33
Mercury Bark 0.07
Potassium Bark 1,990
Protein Seed 321,000 330,000
S-(beta-carboxy-ethyl)-l-cysteine Seed
Saponin Bark
Sodium Bark 211
Tannin Bark
Zinc Bark 7 8
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]