Anisomeles indica Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
catmint
Anisomeles indica

Medical use

Economic importance of Anisomeles indica

Bee plants honey production
Environmental ornamental
Materials esential oils
Medicines folklore

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Geografical distribution

  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Native
    • China: China - Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hunan, Jiangxi, Sichuan, Xizang, Yunnan, Zhejiang
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Ryukyu Islands; Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Native
    • Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India; Pakistan
    • Indo-China: Cambodia; Laos; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Papua New Guinea; Philippines
    Naturalized
    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Sri Lanka
  • PACIFIC
    Naturalized
    • Southwestern Pacific: Fiji; Samoa

Biological activities

Androgenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Angiogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Anorexic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antiadenomic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antiandrogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antibacterial
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antiedemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antiestrogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antifeedant
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antifertility
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antigonadotrophic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antihepatotoxic
Stigmasterol found in Trichome
Antihyperlipoproteinaemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antiinflammatory
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Stigmasterol found in Trichome
Antileukemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antilymphomic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antimutagenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antinociceptive
Stigmasterol found in Trichome
Antiophidic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Stigmasterol found in Trichome
Antioxidant
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Stigmasterol found in Trichome
Antiprogestational
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antiprostaglandin
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antiprostatadenomic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antiprostatitic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antipyretic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antiviral
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Stigmasterol found in Trichome
Apoptotic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Artemicide
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Stigmasterol found in Trichome
Calcium-Antagonist
Ovatodiolide found in Leaf
Cancer-Preventive
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Mucilage found in Seed (16000 ppm)
Stigmasterol found in Trichome
Candidicide
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Caspase-8-Inducer
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Demulcent
Mucilage found in Seed (16000 ppm)
Estrogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Stigmasterol found in Trichome
Febrifuge
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Gonadotrophic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Hepatoprotective
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Hypocholesterolemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Mucilage found in Seed (16000 ppm)
Stigmasterol found in Trichome
Hypoglycemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Hypolipidemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Ovulant
Stigmasterol found in Trichome
Pesticide
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Sedative
Stigmasterol found in Trichome
Spermicide
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Ubiquiot
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Ulcerogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
Beta-sitosterol Root
Isoovatodiolide Leaf
Mucilage Seed 16,000
Ovatodiolide Leaf
Pentosans Seed 130,000
Protein Seed 169,000
Stigmasterol Trichome
Water Seed 82,000
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]