Amomum xanthioides Health effects and herbal facts

Amomum xanthioides

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Geografical distribution

  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Native
    • China: China - Guangxi, Yunnan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Native
    • Indian Subcontinent: India
    • Indo-China: Cambodia; Laos; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam

Biological activities

ACE-Inhibitor
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Aldose-Reductase-Inhibitor
Nerolidol found in Seed
Allelochemic
Alpha-pinene found in Seed
Borneol found in Seed
Allelopathic
Camphene found in Seed
Allergenic
Alpha-pinene found in Seed
Nerolidol found in Seed
Analgesic
Borneol found in Seed
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Angiotensin-Receptor-Blocker
Potassium found in Seed (28100 ppm)
Anorexic
Arsenic found in Seed (0.09 ppm)
AntiBPH
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
AntiCFS
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
AntiHIV
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
AntiLyme
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
AntiMS
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
AntiPMS
Calcium found in Seed (5090 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Manganese found in Seed (565 ppm)
Antiacetylcholine
Borneol found in Seed
Antiacne
Alpha-pinene found in Seed
Nerolidol found in Seed
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Antiacrodermatitic
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Antiaggregant
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Antiakathisic
Iron found in Seed (910 ppm)
Antialcoholic
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Manganese found in Seed (565 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Antiallergic
Calcium found in Seed (5090 ppm)
Antialopecic
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Antialzheimeran
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Antianemic
Copper found in Seed (8 ppm)
Iron found in Seed (910 ppm)
Manganese found in Seed (565 ppm)
Antianginal
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Antiangiogenic
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Antianorectic
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Antianorexic
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Antianxiety
Calcium found in Seed (5090 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Antiarrhythmic
Calcium found in Seed (5090 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Potassium found in Seed (28100 ppm)
Antiarthritic
Calcium found in Seed (5090 ppm)
Copper found in Seed (8 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Manganese found in Seed (565 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Antiasthmatic
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Antiatherosclerotic
Calcium found in Seed (5090 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Antibacterial
Alpha-pinene found in Seed
Borneol found in Seed
Bornyl-acetate found in Seed
Nerolidol found in Seed
Antibronchitic
Borneol found in Seed
Anticanker
Iron found in Seed (910 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Anticariogenic
Nerolidol found in Seed
Anticataract
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Anticephalagic
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Anticheilitic
Iron found in Seed (910 ppm)
Anticlimacteric
Calcium found in Seed (5090 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Anticoeliac
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Anticold
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Anticolitic
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Anticonvulsant
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Anticoronary
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Antidandruff
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Antidementia
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Antidepressant
Calcium found in Seed (5090 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Potassium found in Seed (28100 ppm)
Antidiabetic
Copper found in Seed (8 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Manganese found in Seed (565 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Antidiscotic
Manganese found in Seed (565 ppm)
Antidysgeuzic
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Antidyskinetic
Manganese found in Seed (565 ppm)
Antidysmenorrheic
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Antieczemic
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Antiencephalopathic
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Antiendometriotic
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Antienterotic
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Antiepileptic
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Manganese found in Seed (565 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Antiescherichic
Borneol found in Seed
Antifatigue
Copper found in Seed (8 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Potassium found in Seed (28100 ppm)
Antifeedant
Alpha-pinene found in Seed
Borneol found in Seed
Bornyl-acetate found in Seed
Nerolidol found in Seed
Antifibromyalgic
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Antifibrotic
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Antiflu
Alpha-pinene found in Seed
Antifuruncular
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Antigastrotic
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Antiglaucomic
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Antihangover
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Antihyperkinetic
Calcium found in Seed (5090 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Antihypertensive
Calcium found in Seed (5090 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Potassium found in Seed (28100 ppm)
Antihypoglycemic
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Antiimpotence
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Antiinfective
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Antiinfertility
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Antiinflammatory
Alpha-pinene found in Seed
Borneol found in Seed
Copper found in Seed (8 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Antiinsomniac
Calcium found in Seed (5090 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Antilepric
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Antileukonychic
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Antilithic
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Antilymphomic
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Antimaculitic
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Antimastalgic
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Antimenopausal
Calcium found in Seed (5090 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Antimenorrhagic
Iron found in Seed (910 ppm)
Antimetastatic
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Antimigraine
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Antimitral-valve-prolapse
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Antinephrolytic
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Antineuropathic
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Antineurotic
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Antinociceptive
Copper found in Seed (8 ppm)
Antinyctalopic
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Antiobesity
Calcium found in Seed (5090 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Antiosteoporotic
Calcium found in Seed (5090 ppm)
Copper found in Seed (8 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Manganese found in Seed (565 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Antiotitic
Borneol found in Seed
Antiototic
Manganese found in Seed (565 ppm)
Antioxidant
Camphene found in Seed
Manganese found in Seed (565 ppm)
Antiperiodontitic
Calcium found in Seed (5090 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Antiplaque
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Antipneumonic
Alpha-pinene found in Seed
Antiprolactin
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Antiprostatitic
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Antipyretic
Borneol found in Seed
Antiretinopathic
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Antirheumatic
Calcium found in Seed (5090 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Antisalmonella
Borneol found in Seed
Antiseptic
Alpha-pinene found in Seed
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Antispare-Tire
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Antispasmodic
Alpha-pinene found in Seed
Borneol found in Seed
Bornyl-acetate found in Seed
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Potassium found in Seed (28100 ppm)
Antispasmophilic
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Antistaphylococcic
Alpha-pinene found in Seed
Borneol found in Seed
Antistomatitic
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Antistreptococcic
Nerolidol found in Seed
Antistress
Calcium found in Seed (5090 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Antistroke
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Potassium found in Seed (28100 ppm)
Antisyndrome-X
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Manganese found in Seed (565 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Antitic
Calcium found in Seed (5090 ppm)
Antitinnitic
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Antitriglyceride
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Antiulcer
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Antiviral
Alpha-pinene found in Seed
Bornyl-acetate found in Seed
Antiyeast
Borneol found in Seed
Anxiolytic
Calcium found in Seed (5090 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Potassium found in Seed (28100 ppm)
Astringent
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Beta-Blocker
Potassium found in Seed (28100 ppm)
CNS-Depressant
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
CNS-Stimulant
Borneol found in Seed
CNS-Toxic
Borneol found in Seed
Calcium-Antagonist
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Calcium-Channel-Blocker
Calcium found in Seed (5090 ppm)
Cancer-Preventive
Alpha-pinene found in Seed
Candidicide
Borneol found in Seed
Cardioprotective
Copper found in Seed (8 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Potassium found in Seed (28100 ppm)
Cardiotoxic
Potassium found in Seed (28100 ppm)
Choleretic
Borneol found in Seed
Coleoptophile
Alpha-pinene found in Seed
Collagenic
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Contraceptive
Copper found in Seed (8 ppm)
Convulsant
D-borneol found in Seed
Copper-Antagonist
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Deodorant
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Diuretic
Calcium found in Seed (5090 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Potassium found in Seed (28100 ppm)
Emetic
D-borneol found in Seed
Ergogenic
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Expectorant
Alpha-pinene found in Seed
Bornyl-acetate found in Seed
Camphene found in Seed
FLavor
Alpha-pinene found in Seed
Borneol found in Seed
Bornyl-acetate found in Seed
Camphene found in Seed
Nerolidol found in Seed
Fungicide
Borneol found in Seed
Hepatoprotective
Borneol found in Seed
Herbicide
Alpha-pinene found in Seed
Borneol found in Seed
Hypertensive
Sodium found in Seed (187 ppm)
Hypocholesterolemic
Calcium found in Seed (5090 ppm)
Copper found in Seed (8 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Hypoglycemic
Manganese found in Seed (565 ppm)
Hypotensive
Calcium found in Seed (5090 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Potassium found in Seed (28100 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Immunomodulator
Copper found in Seed (8 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Immunostimulant
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Immunosuppressant
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Inhalant
Borneol found in Seed
Insect-Repellent
Borneol found in Seed
Insecticide
Alpha-pinene found in Seed
Insectifuge
Alpha-pinene found in Seed
Borneol found in Seed
Bornyl-acetate found in Seed
Camphene found in Seed
Insectiphile
Alpha-pinene found in Seed
Insulinogenic
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Irritant
Alpha-pinene found in Seed
Borneol found in Seed
D-borneol found in Seed
Laxative
Calcium found in Seed (5090 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Leptingenic
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Litholytic
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Mucogenic
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Myorelaxant
Borneol found in Seed
Bornyl-acetate found in Seed
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
NF-kB-Inhibitor
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Nematicide
Borneol found in Seed
Nerolidol found in Seed
Nephrotoxic
Mercury found in Seed (0.1 ppm)
Neurotransmitter
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
P450-2B1-Inhibitor
Alpha-pinene found in Seed
Perfume
D-borneol found in Seed
Perfumery
Alpha-pinene found in Seed
Borneol found in Seed
Nerolidol found in Seed
Pesticide
Alpha-pinene found in Seed
Arsenic found in Seed (0.09 ppm)
Borneol found in Seed
Bornyl-acetate found in Seed
Camphene found in Seed
Nerolidol found in Seed
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Prooxidant
Iron found in Seed (910 ppm)
Schizophrenigenic
Copper found in Seed (8 ppm)
Sedative
Alpha-pinene found in Seed
Borneol found in Seed
Bornyl-acetate found in Seed
Spasmogenic
Alpha-pinene found in Seed
Camphene found in Seed
Spermigenic
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Testosteronigenic
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Tranquilizer
Alpha-pinene found in Seed
Borneol found in Seed
Calcium found in Seed (5090 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Transdermal
Alpha-pinene found in Seed
Trichomonicide
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)
Uterorelaxant
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Vasodilator
Calcium found in Seed (5090 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (3540 ppm)
Potassium found in Seed (28100 ppm)
Vulnerary
Zinc found in Seed (48 ppm)

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
Alpha-pinene Seed
Arsenic Seed 0.09
Borneol Seed
Bornyl-acetate Seed
Calcium Seed 5,090
Camphene Seed
Copper Seed 8
D-borneol Seed
D-camphor Seed
Eo Seed 15,000 30,000
Iron Seed 910
Linalol Seed
Magnesium Seed 3,540
Manganese Seed 565
Mercury Seed 0.1
Nerolidol Seed
Potassium Seed 28,100
Sodium Seed 187
Zinc Seed 48
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]