Aniba rosaeodora Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
Brazilian rosewood rosewoodtree

Aniba rosaeodora is a species of Magnoliid tree in the Lauraceae family. Its common names are Brazilian rosewood and rosewoodtree. It grows in parts of the tropical rainforest of South America. It is an endangered species that sees exploitation for its essential oil.

Aniba rosaeodora

Economic importance of Aniba rosaeodora

Materials esential oils gum/resin
Medicines folklore

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Geografical distribution

  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Native
    • Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela - Amazonas
    • Brazil: Brazil - Amazonas, Para
    • Western South America: Peru - Loreto
    Cultivated
    • Northern South America: French Guiana

Biological activities

ACE-Inhibitor
Alpha-terpineol found in Essential Oil
Myrcene found in Essential Oil
AChE-Inhibitor
Limonene found in Essential Oil
Acaricide
Limonene found in Essential Oil
Aldose-Reductase-Inhibitor
Alpha-terpineol found in Essential Oil
Myrcene found in Essential Oil
Allelochemic
Alpha-pinene found in Essential Oil
Limonene found in Essential Oil
Allelopathic
Alpha-terpineol found in Essential Oil
Camphene found in Essential Oil
Allergenic
Alpha-pinene found in Essential Oil
Benzaldehyde found in Essential Oil (300 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Essential Oil
Citral found in Essential Oil (1500 ppm)
Citronellol found in Wood Essent. Oil
Geraniol found in Essential Oil
Limonene found in Essential Oil
Myrcene found in Essential Oil
Analgesic
Myrcene found in Essential Oil
Anesthetic
Benzaldehyde found in Essential Oil (300 ppm)
Anthelmintic
Geraniol found in Essential Oil
Antiacetylcholinesterase
Limonene found in Essential Oil
Antiacne
Alpha-pinene found in Essential Oil
Alpha-terpineol found in Essential Oil
Antiadenomic
Limonene found in Essential Oil
Antiallergenic
Citral found in Essential Oil (1500 ppm)
Antiallergic
Citral found in Essential Oil (1500 ppm)
Antianaphylactic
Citral found in Essential Oil (1500 ppm)
Antiasthmatic
Limonene found in Essential Oil
Antibacterial
Alpha-pinene found in Essential Oil
Alpha-terpineol found in Essential Oil
Benzaldehyde found in Essential Oil (300 ppm)
Citral found in Essential Oil (1500 ppm)
Citronellol found in Wood Essent. Oil
Geraniol found in Essential Oil
Limonene found in Essential Oil
Myrcene found in Essential Oil
Anticancer
Alpha-terpineol found in Essential Oil
Benzaldehyde found in Essential Oil (300 ppm)
Citral found in Essential Oil (1500 ppm)
Limonene found in Essential Oil
Anticariogenic
Alpha-terpineol found in Essential Oil
Geraniol found in Essential Oil
Anticonvulsant
Myrcene found in Essential Oil
Antiesophagitic
Limonene found in Essential Oil
Antifeedant
Alpha-pinene found in Essential Oil
Limonene found in Essential Oil
Antiflu
Alpha-pinene found in Essential Oil
Limonene found in Essential Oil
Antigliomic
Beta-elemene found in Essential Oil
Antihelicobacter
Citral found in Essential Oil (1500 ppm)
Antiherpetic
Citral found in Essential Oil (1500 ppm)
Antihistaminic
Citral found in Essential Oil (1500 ppm)
Antiinflammatory
Alpha-pinene found in Essential Oil
Alpha-terpineol found in Essential Oil
Beta-pinene found in Essential Oil
Citral found in Essential Oil (1500 ppm)
Limonene found in Essential Oil
Antileishmanic
Citral found in Essential Oil (1500 ppm)
Antilithic
Limonene found in Essential Oil
Antilymphomic
Limonene found in Essential Oil
Antimalarial
Alpha-selinene found in Plant
Antimelanomic
Geraniol found in Essential Oil
Antimutagenic
Benzaldehyde found in Essential Oil (300 ppm)
Limonene found in Essential Oil
Myrcene found in Essential Oil
Antinitrosaminic
Myrcene found in Essential Oil
Antinociceptive
Myrcene found in Essential Oil
Antiobesity
Limonene found in Essential Oil
Antioxidant
Camphene found in Essential Oil
Citral found in Essential Oil (1500 ppm)
Myrcene found in Essential Oil
Antipeptic
Benzaldehyde found in Essential Oil (300 ppm)
Antiplasmodial
Alpha-selinene found in Plant
Antipneumonic
Alpha-pinene found in Essential Oil
Antiproliferant
Alpha-terpineol found in Essential Oil
Beta-elemene found in Essential Oil
Antisalmonella
Geraniol found in Essential Oil
Antiseptic
Alpha-pinene found in Essential Oil
Alpha-terpineol found in Essential Oil
Benzaldehyde found in Essential Oil (300 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Essential Oil
Citral found in Essential Oil (1500 ppm)
Citronellol found in Wood Essent. Oil
Geraniol found in Essential Oil
Limonene found in Essential Oil
Antishock
Citral found in Essential Oil (1500 ppm)
Antispasmodic
Alpha-pinene found in Essential Oil
Benzaldehyde found in Essential Oil (300 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Essential Oil
Citral found in Essential Oil (1500 ppm)
Geraniol found in Essential Oil
Limonene found in Essential Oil
Myrcene found in Essential Oil
Antistaphylococcic
Alpha-pinene found in Essential Oil
Citronellol found in Wood Essent. Oil
Antistreptococcic
Citronellol found in Wood Essent. Oil
Antitubercular
Geraniol found in Essential Oil
Antitumor
Benzaldehyde found in Essential Oil (300 ppm)
Citral found in Essential Oil (1500 ppm)
Geraniol found in Essential Oil
Limonene found in Essential Oil
Antiulcer
Citral found in Essential Oil (1500 ppm)
Antiviral
Alpha-pinene found in Essential Oil
Citral found in Essential Oil (1500 ppm)
Limonene found in Essential Oil
Apoptotic
Beta-elemene found in Essential Oil
Citral found in Essential Oil (1500 ppm)
Limonene found in Essential Oil
Ascaricide
Geraniol found in Essential Oil
Barbituate-Synergist
Citral found in Essential Oil (1500 ppm)
Bronchoprotectant
Limonene found in Essential Oil
Bronchorelaxant
Citral found in Essential Oil (1500 ppm)
CNS-Stimulant
Geraniol found in Essential Oil
Calcium-Antagonist
Citral found in Essential Oil (1500 ppm)
Cancer-Preventive
Alpha-pinene found in Essential Oil
Citral found in Essential Oil (1500 ppm)
Geraniol found in Essential Oil
Limonene found in Essential Oil
Candidicide
Benzaldehyde found in Essential Oil (300 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Essential Oil
Citronellol found in Wood Essent. Oil
Geraniol found in Essential Oil
Candidistat
Limonene found in Essential Oil
Carcinogenic
Citral found in Essential Oil (1500 ppm)
Caspase-3-Inducer
Citral found in Essential Oil (1500 ppm)
Chemopreventive
Citral found in Essential Oil (1500 ppm)
Limonene found in Essential Oil
Myrcene found in Essential Oil
Cholesterolytic
Limonene found in Essential Oil
Cicatrizant
Alpha-terpineol found in Essential Oil
Coleoptophile
Alpha-pinene found in Essential Oil
Cytotoxic
Citral found in Essential Oil (1500 ppm)
Detoxicant
Limonene found in Essential Oil
Embryotoxic
Geraniol found in Essential Oil
Emetic
Geraniol found in Essential Oil
Enterocontractant
Limonene found in Essential Oil
Estrogenic
Citral found in Essential Oil (1500 ppm)
Expectorant
Alpha-pinene found in Essential Oil
Camphene found in Essential Oil
Citral found in Essential Oil (1500 ppm)
Geraniol found in Essential Oil
Limonene found in Essential Oil
FLavor
Alpha-pinene found in Essential Oil
Alpha-terpineol found in Essential Oil
Benzaldehyde found in Essential Oil (300 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Essential Oil
Camphene found in Essential Oil
Citral found in Essential Oil (1500 ppm)
Citronellol found in Wood Essent. Oil
Geraniol found in Essential Oil
Limonene found in Essential Oil
Myrcene found in Essential Oil
P-methyl-acetophenone found in Essential Oil
Fungicide
Citral found in Essential Oil (1500 ppm)
Citronellol found in Wood Essent. Oil
Geraniol found in Essential Oil
Myrcene found in Essential Oil
Fungiphilic
Limonene found in Essential Oil
Fungistat
Limonene found in Essential Oil
GST-Inducer
Limonene found in Essential Oil
Glaucomagenic
Citral found in Essential Oil (1500 ppm)
Glutathionigenic
Citral found in Essential Oil (1500 ppm)
Herbicide
Alpha-pinene found in Essential Oil
Beta-pinene found in Essential Oil
Citral found in Essential Oil (1500 ppm)
Citronellol found in Wood Essent. Oil
Geraniol found in Essential Oil
Limonene found in Essential Oil
Histaminic
Limonene found in Essential Oil
Hypothermic
Myrcene found in Essential Oil
Immunomodulator
Limonene found in Essential Oil
Immunostimulant
Benzaldehyde found in Essential Oil (300 ppm)
Insecticide
Alpha-pinene found in Essential Oil
Alpha-terpineol found in Essential Oil
Benzaldehyde found in Essential Oil (300 ppm)
Limonene found in Essential Oil
Insectifuge
Alpha-pinene found in Essential Oil
Benzaldehyde found in Essential Oil (300 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Essential Oil
Camphene found in Essential Oil
Geraniol found in Essential Oil
Limonene found in Essential Oil
Myrcene found in Essential Oil
Insectiphile
Alpha-pinene found in Essential Oil
Geraniol found in Essential Oil
Interleukin-6-Inhibitor
Alpha-terpineol found in Essential Oil
Limonene found in Essential Oil
Irritant
Alpha-pinene found in Essential Oil
Beta-pinene found in Essential Oil
Citronellol found in Wood Essent. Oil
Limonene found in Essential Oil
Myrcene found in Essential Oil
Lipolytic
Limonene found in Essential Oil
Mosquitofuge
Alpha-terpineol found in Essential Oil
Motor-Depressant
Alpha-terpineol found in Essential Oil
Benzaldehyde found in Essential Oil (300 ppm)
Mycobactericide
Geraniol found in Essential Oil
Myorelaxant
Citral found in Essential Oil (1500 ppm)
Limonene found in Essential Oil
Myrcene found in Essential Oil
NF-kB-Inhibitor
Citral found in Essential Oil (1500 ppm)
NO-Genic
Limonene found in Essential Oil
NO-Inhibitor
Citral found in Essential Oil (1500 ppm)
Narcotic
Benzaldehyde found in Essential Oil (300 ppm)
Nematicide
Alpha-terpineol found in Essential Oil
Benzaldehyde found in Essential Oil (300 ppm)
Citral found in Essential Oil (1500 ppm)
Citronellol found in Wood Essent. Oil
Geraniol found in Essential Oil
Limonene found in Essential Oil
Ornithine-Decarboxylase-Inhibitor
Limonene found in Essential Oil
Ozone-Scavenger
Limonene found in Essential Oil
P450-2B1-Inhibitor
Alpha-pinene found in Essential Oil
Citral found in Essential Oil (1500 ppm)
Myrcene found in Essential Oil
P450-Inducer
Limonene found in Essential Oil
Perfumery
Alpha-pinene found in Essential Oil
Alpha-selinene found in Plant
Alpha-terpineol found in Essential Oil
Beta-pinene found in Essential Oil
Citral found in Essential Oil (1500 ppm)
Citronellol found in Wood Essent. Oil
Geraniol found in Essential Oil
Myrcene found in Essential Oil
P-methyl-acetophenone found in Essential Oil
Peristaltic
Limonene found in Essential Oil
Pesticide
Alpha-pinene found in Essential Oil
Alpha-terpineol found in Essential Oil
Benzaldehyde found in Essential Oil (300 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Essential Oil
Camphene found in Essential Oil
Citral found in Essential Oil (1500 ppm)
Citronellol found in Wood Essent. Oil
Geraniol found in Essential Oil
Limonene found in Essential Oil
Myrcene found in Essential Oil
Photosensitizer
Limonene found in Essential Oil
Prostatitigenic
Citral found in Essential Oil (1500 ppm)
Sedative
Alpha-pinene found in Essential Oil
Alpha-terpineol found in Essential Oil
Benzaldehyde found in Essential Oil (300 ppm)
Citral found in Essential Oil (1500 ppm)
Citronellol found in Wood Essent. Oil
Geraniol found in Essential Oil
Limonene found in Essential Oil
Spasmogenic
Alpha-pinene found in Essential Oil
Beta-pinene found in Essential Oil
Camphene found in Essential Oil
Teratogenic
Citral found in Essential Oil (1500 ppm)
Termiticide
Alpha-terpineol found in Essential Oil
Benzaldehyde found in Essential Oil (300 ppm)
Tranquilizer
Alpha-pinene found in Essential Oil
Transdermal
Alpha-pinene found in Essential Oil
Alpha-terpineol found in Essential Oil
Beta-pinene found in Essential Oil
Limonene found in Essential Oil
Trichomonicide
Citral found in Essential Oil (1500 ppm)
Citronellol found in Wood Essent. Oil
Geraniol found in Essential Oil
Trypanocide
Citral found in Essential Oil (1500 ppm)
Tyrosinase-Inhibitor
Benzaldehyde found in Essential Oil (300 ppm)
Citral found in Essential Oil (1500 ppm)
Vulnerary
Alpha-terpineol found in Essential Oil

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
(-)-rubranin Plant
Alpha-pinene Essential Oil
Alpha-selinene Plant
Alpha-terpineol Essential Oil
Anibine Plant
Benzaldehyde Essential Oil 300
Beta-elemene Essential Oil
Beta-pinene Essential Oil
Camphene Essential Oil
Cineole Essential Oil
Cis-linalol-oxide Essential Oil
Citral Essential Oil 1,500
Citronellol Wood Essent. Oil
Gamma-cadinene Plant
Geraniol Essential Oil
Hydroxyrosenon Essential Oil
L-tetrahydro-delta-3-p-methyl-acetophenone Essential Oil
Leudrionol Essential Oil
Limonene Essential Oil
Linalol Essential Oil
Myrcene Essential Oil
P-cymol Plant
P-methyl-acetophenone Essential Oil
Rosageron Essential Oil
Rosianol Essential Oil
Rosioenol Essential Oil
Sesquiterpenes Essential Oil 40,000 60,000
Trans-linalol-oxide Essential Oil
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]