Amomum compactum Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
cluster cardamom false cardamom Java cardamom round cardamom
Amomum compactum

Medical use

Economic importance of Amomum compactum

Food additives flavoring
Environmental ornamental
Materials esential oils
Medicines folklore

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Geografical distribution

  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Cultivated
    • China: China
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Native
    • Malesia: Indonesia - Java
    Cultivated
    • Malesia: Indonesia - Moluccas, Sumatra ; Malaysia ; Singapore

Biological activities

ACE-Inhibitor
Alpha-terpineol found in Seed (1200 ppm)
AChE-Inhibitor
Limonene found in Seed
Acaricide
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Limonene found in Seed
Aldose-Reductase-Inhibitor
Alpha-terpineol found in Seed (1200 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Seed
Allelochemic
Alpha-pinene found in Seed (960 ppm)
Borneol found in Seed
Limonene found in Seed
Allelopathic
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Seed (1200 ppm)
Camphor found in Seed
Terpinen-4-ol found in Seed
Allergenic
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Seed (960 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Seed (3840 ppm)
Carvone found in Seed
Caryophyllene found in Seed
Limonene found in Seed
Analgesic
Borneol found in Seed
Camphor found in Seed
Caryophyllene found in Seed
P-cymene found in Seed
Anesthetic
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Camphor found in Seed
Anthelmintic
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Antiacetylcholine
Borneol found in Seed
Antiacetylcholinesterase
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Carvone found in Seed
Limonene found in Seed
P-cymene found in Seed
Terpinen-4-ol found in Seed
Antiacne
Alpha-pinene found in Seed (960 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Seed (1200 ppm)
Camphor found in Seed
Caryophyllene found in Seed
Terpinen-4-ol found in Seed
Antiadenomic
Limonene found in Seed
Antiallergic
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Seed
Antiasthmatic
Caryophyllene found in Seed
Limonene found in Seed
Terpinen-4-ol found in Seed
Antibacillary
P-cymene found in Seed
Antibacterial
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Seed (960 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Seed (1200 ppm)
Borneol found in Seed
Caryophyllene found in Seed
Limonene found in Seed
P-cymene found in Seed
Terpinen-4-ol found in Seed
Antibronchitic
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Borneol found in Seed
Anticancer
Alpha-terpineol found in Seed (1200 ppm)
Limonene found in Seed
Anticariogenic
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Seed (1200 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Seed
Anticatarrh
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Anticholinesterase
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Antidermatitic
Caryophyllene found in Seed
Antidiarrheic
Camphor found in Seed
Antidysenteric
Camphor found in Seed
Antiedemic
Caryophyllene found in Seed
Antiemetic
Camphor found in Seed
Antiescherichic
Borneol found in Seed
Antiesophagitic
Limonene found in Seed
Antifatigue
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Antifeedant
Alpha-pinene found in Seed (960 ppm)
Borneol found in Seed
Camphor found in Seed
Caryophyllene found in Seed
Limonene found in Seed
Antifibrositic
Camphor found in Seed
Antiflu
Alpha-pinene found in Seed (960 ppm)
Limonene found in Seed
P-cymene found in Seed
Antihalitosic
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Antiinflammatory
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Seed (960 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Seed (1200 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Seed (3840 ppm)
Borneol found in Seed
Caryophyllene found in Seed
Limonene found in Seed
Antilaryngitic
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Antileishmanic
Caryophyllene found in Seed
Antilithic
Limonene found in Seed
Antilymphomic
Limonene found in Seed
Antimalarial
Humulene found in Seed (720 ppm)
Myrtenal found in Seed
Antimutagenic
Limonene found in Seed
Antineuralgic
Camphor found in Seed
Antinociceptive
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Antiobesity
Limonene found in Seed
Antionychyotic
Caryophyllene found in Seed
Antiotitic
Borneol found in Seed
Antioxidant
Terpinen-4-ol found in Seed
Antipharyngitic
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Antiplaque
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Antiplasmodial
Humulene found in Seed (720 ppm)
Myrtenal found in Seed
Antipneumonic
Alpha-pinene found in Seed (960 ppm)
Antiproliferant
Alpha-terpineol found in Seed (1200 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Seed
Antiproliferative
Carvone found in Seed
Antipruritic
Camphor found in Seed
Antipyretic
Borneol found in Seed
Antirheumatalgic
P-cymene found in Seed
Antirheumatic
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Antirhinitic
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Antisalmonella
Borneol found in Seed
Antiseptic
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Seed (960 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Seed (1200 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Seed (3840 ppm)
Camphor found in Seed
Carvone found in Seed
Limonene found in Seed
Terpinen-4-ol found in Seed
Antisinusitic
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Antispasmodic
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Seed (960 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Seed (3840 ppm)
Borneol found in Seed
Camphor found in Seed
Caryophyllene found in Seed
Limonene found in Seed
Terpinen-4-ol found in Seed
Antistaphylococcic
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Seed (960 ppm)
Borneol found in Seed
Caryophyllene found in Seed
Antistreptococcic
Caryophyllene found in Seed
Antitumor
Caryophyllene found in Seed
Limonene found in Seed
Antitussive
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Seed
Antiulcer
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Seed
Terpinen-4-ol found in Seed
Antiviral
Alpha-pinene found in Seed (960 ppm)
Limonene found in Seed
P-cymene found in Seed
Antiyeast
Borneol found in Seed
Apoptotic
Limonene found in Seed
Bacteriostatic
Terpinen-4-ol found in Seed
Bronchoprotectant
Limonene found in Seed
CNS-Stimulant
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Borneol found in Seed
Camphor found in Seed
Carvone found in Seed
CNS-Toxic
Borneol found in Seed
Cancer-Preventive
Alpha-pinene found in Seed (960 ppm)
Camphor found in Seed
Carvone found in Seed
Limonene found in Seed
Candidicide
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Seed (3840 ppm)
Borneol found in Seed
Caryophyllene found in Seed
Candidistat
Carvone found in Seed
Limonene found in Seed
Carcinogenic
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Carminative
Camphor found in Seed
Carvone found in Seed
Chemopreventive
Limonene found in Seed
Choleretic
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Borneol found in Seed
Cholesterolytic
Limonene found in Seed
Cicatrizant
Alpha-terpineol found in Seed (1200 ppm)
Coleoptophile
Alpha-pinene found in Seed (960 ppm)
Convulsant
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Camphor found in Seed
D-borneol found in Seed
Cosmetic
Camphor found in Seed
Counterirritant
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Camphor found in Seed
Cytochrome-P450-Inducer
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Decongestant
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Camphor found in Seed
Degranulant
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Deliriant
Camphor found in Seed
Dentifrice
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Detoxicant
Limonene found in Seed
Diuretic
Terpinen-4-ol found in Seed
Ecbolic
Camphor found in Seed
Edemagenic
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Emetic
Camphor found in Seed
D-borneol found in Seed
Enterocontractant
Limonene found in Seed
Epileptigenic
Camphor found in Seed
Expectorant
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Seed (960 ppm)
Camphor found in Seed
Limonene found in Seed
FLavor
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Seed (960 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Seed (1200 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Seed (3840 ppm)
Borneol found in Seed
Carvone found in Seed
Caryophyllene found in Seed
Limonene found in Seed
P-cymene found in Seed
Fungicide
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Borneol found in Seed
Camphor found in Seed
Caryophyllene found in Seed
P-cymene found in Seed
Terpinen-4-ol found in Seed
Fungiphilic
Limonene found in Seed
Fungistat
Carvone found in Seed
Limonene found in Seed
GST-Inducer
Limonene found in Seed
Gastroprotective
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Seed
Hepatoprotective
Borneol found in Seed
Hepatotonic
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Herbicide
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Seed (960 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Seed (3840 ppm)
Borneol found in Seed
Camphor found in Seed
Limonene found in Seed
Myrtenal found in Seed
P-cymene found in Seed
Terpinen-4-ol found in Seed
Histaminic
Limonene found in Seed
Hypotensive
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Immunomodulator
Limonene found in Seed
Inflammatory
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Inhalant
Borneol found in Seed
Insect-Repellent
Borneol found in Seed
Camphor found in Seed
Insecticide
Alpha-pinene found in Seed (960 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Seed (1200 ppm)
Carvone found in Seed
Limonene found in Seed
Insectifuge
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Seed (960 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Seed (3840 ppm)
Borneol found in Seed
Camphor found in Seed
Carvone found in Seed
Caryophyllene found in Seed
Limonene found in Seed
P-cymene found in Seed
Terpinen-4-ol found in Seed
Insectiphile
Alpha-pinene found in Seed (960 ppm)
Interleukin-6-Inhibitor
Alpha-terpineol found in Seed (1200 ppm)
Limonene found in Seed
Irritant
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Seed (960 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Seed (3840 ppm)
Borneol found in Seed
Camphor found in Seed
Caryophyllene found in Seed
D-borneol found in Seed
Limonene found in Seed
P-cymene found in Seed
Terpinen-4-ol found in Seed
Larvicide
Caryophyllene found in Seed
Laxative
P-cymene found in Seed
Lipolytic
Limonene found in Seed
Mosquitocide
Caryophyllene found in Seed
Mosquitofuge
Alpha-terpineol found in Seed (1200 ppm)
Motor-Depressant
Alpha-terpineol found in Seed (1200 ppm)
Carvone found in Seed
Myorelaxant
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Borneol found in Seed
Limonene found in Seed
NO-Genic
Limonene found in Seed
Nematicide
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Seed (1200 ppm)
Borneol found in Seed
Camphor found in Seed
Carvone found in Seed
Limonene found in Seed
Terpinen-4-ol found in Seed
Neurotoxic
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Occuloirritant
Camphor found in Seed
Ornithine-Decarboxylase-Inhibitor
Limonene found in Seed
Ozone-Scavenger
Limonene found in Seed
P450-2B1-Inhibitor
Alpha-pinene found in Seed (960 ppm)
Camphor found in Seed
P450-Inducer
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Limonene found in Seed
Pediculicide
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Perfume
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
D-borneol found in Seed
Perfumery
Alpha-pinene found in Seed (960 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Seed (1200 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Seed (3840 ppm)
Borneol found in Seed
Carvone found in Seed
Caryophyllene found in Seed
Myrtenal found in Seed
Peristaltic
Limonene found in Seed
Pesticide
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Seed (960 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Seed (1200 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Seed (3840 ppm)
Borneol found in Seed
Camphor found in Seed
Carvone found in Seed
Caryophyllene found in Seed
Limonene found in Seed
Myrtenal found in Seed
P-cymene found in Seed
Terpinen-4-ol found in Seed
Photosensitizer
Limonene found in Seed
Renoirritant
Terpinen-4-ol found in Seed
Respirainhibitor
Camphor found in Seed
Respirastimulant
Camphor found in Seed
Rubefacient
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Camphor found in Seed
Secretogogue
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Sedative
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Seed (960 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Seed (1200 ppm)
Borneol found in Seed
Carvone found in Seed
Caryophyllene found in Seed
Limonene found in Seed
P-cymene found in Seed
Spasmogenic
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Seed (960 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Seed (3840 ppm)
Spermicide
Terpinen-4-ol found in Seed
Stimulant
Camphor found in Seed
Surfactant
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Termiticide
Alpha-terpineol found in Seed (1200 ppm)
Termitifuge
Caryophyllene found in Seed
Testosterone-Hydroxylase-Inducer
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Tranquilizer
Alpha-pinene found in Seed (960 ppm)
Borneol found in Seed
Transdermal
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Seed (960 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Seed (1200 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Seed (3840 ppm)
Camphor found in Seed
Limonene found in Seed
Trichomonicide
1,8-cineole found in Seed (16080 ppm)
Carvone found in Seed
P-cymene found in Seed
Vermicide
Carvone found in Seed
Verrucolytic
Camphor found in Seed
Vibriocide
Camphor found in Seed
Vulnerary
Alpha-terpineol found in Seed (1200 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Seed

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
1,8-cineole Seed 2,880 16,080
Alpha-pinene Seed 960
Alpha-terpineol Seed 1,200
Beta-pinene Seed 3,840
Borneol Seed
Camphor Seed
Carvone Seed
Caryophyllene Seed
D-borneol Seed
D-camphor Seed
Eo Seed 24,000
Gamma-terpineol Seed
Humulene Seed 720
Humulene-epoxide-ii Seed
Limonene Seed
Myrtenal Seed
P-cymene Seed
Terpinen-4-ol Seed
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]