Bletilla striata Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
bletilla Chinese ground orchid hardy orchid hyacinth bletilla hyacinth orchid

Bletilla striata

Medical use

Economic importance of Bletilla striata

Environmental ornamental
Medicines folklore

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Geografical distribution

  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Native
    • China: China
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Honshu , Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands, Shikoku

Biological activities

ACE-Inhibitor
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Absorbent
Starch found in Tuber (304800 ppm)
Analgesic
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Angiotensin-Receptor-Blocker
Potassium found in Tuber (7380 ppm)
Anorexic
Arsenic found in Tuber (1.35 ppm)
AntiBPH
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
AntiCFS
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
AntiHIV
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
AntiLyme
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
AntiMS
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
AntiPMS
Calcium found in Tuber (4400 ppm)
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Manganese found in Tuber (10 ppm)
Antiacne
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Antiacrodermatitic
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Antiaggregant
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Antiakathisic
Iron found in Tuber (100 ppm)
Antialcoholic
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Manganese found in Tuber (10 ppm)
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Antiallergic
Calcium found in Tuber (4400 ppm)
Antialopecic
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Antialzheimeran
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Antianemic
Copper found in Tuber (12 ppm)
Iron found in Tuber (100 ppm)
Manganese found in Tuber (10 ppm)
Antianginal
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Antiangiogenic
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Antianorectic
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Antianorexic
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Antianxiety
Calcium found in Tuber (4400 ppm)
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Antiarrhythmic
Calcium found in Tuber (4400 ppm)
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Potassium found in Tuber (7380 ppm)
Antiarthritic
Calcium found in Tuber (4400 ppm)
Copper found in Tuber (12 ppm)
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Manganese found in Tuber (10 ppm)
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Antiasthmatic
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Antiatherosclerotic
Calcium found in Tuber (4400 ppm)
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Anticanker
Iron found in Tuber (100 ppm)
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Anticataract
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Anticephalagic
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Anticheilitic
Iron found in Tuber (100 ppm)
Anticlimacteric
Calcium found in Tuber (4400 ppm)
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Anticoeliac
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Anticold
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Anticolitic
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Anticonvulsant
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Anticoronary
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Antidandruff
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Antidementia
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Antidepressant
Calcium found in Tuber (4400 ppm)
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Potassium found in Tuber (7380 ppm)
Antidiabetic
Copper found in Tuber (12 ppm)
Glucomannan found in Tuber
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Manganese found in Tuber (10 ppm)
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Antidiscotic
Manganese found in Tuber (10 ppm)
Antidysgeuzic
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Antidyskinetic
Manganese found in Tuber (10 ppm)
Antidysmenorrheic
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Antieczemic
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Antiencephalopathic
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Antiendometriotic
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Antienterotic
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Antiepileptic
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Manganese found in Tuber (10 ppm)
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Antifatigue
Copper found in Tuber (12 ppm)
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Potassium found in Tuber (7380 ppm)
Antifibromyalgic
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Antifibrotic
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Antifuruncular
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Antigastrotic
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Antiglaucomic
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Antihangover
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Antihyperkinetic
Calcium found in Tuber (4400 ppm)
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Antihypertensive
Calcium found in Tuber (4400 ppm)
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Potassium found in Tuber (7380 ppm)
Antihypoglycemic
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Antiimpotence
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Antiinfective
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Antiinfertility
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Antiinflammatory
Copper found in Tuber (12 ppm)
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Antiinsomniac
Calcium found in Tuber (4400 ppm)
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Antilepric
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Antileukonychic
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Antilithic
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Antilymphomic
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Antimaculitic
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Antimastalgic
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Antimenopausal
Calcium found in Tuber (4400 ppm)
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Antimenorrhagic
Iron found in Tuber (100 ppm)
Antimetastatic
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Antimigraine
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Antimitral-valve-prolapse
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Antinephrolytic
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Antinesidioblastosic
Starch found in Tuber (304800 ppm)
Antineuropathic
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Antineurotic
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Antinociceptive
Copper found in Tuber (12 ppm)
Antinyctalopic
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Antiobesity
Calcium found in Tuber (4400 ppm)
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Antiosteoporotic
Calcium found in Tuber (4400 ppm)
Copper found in Tuber (12 ppm)
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Manganese found in Tuber (10 ppm)
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Antiototic
Manganese found in Tuber (10 ppm)
Antioxidant
Manganese found in Tuber (10 ppm)
Antiperiodontitic
Calcium found in Tuber (4400 ppm)
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Antiplaque
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Antiprolactin
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Antiprostatitic
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Antiretinopathic
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Antirheumatic
Calcium found in Tuber (4400 ppm)
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Antisecretory
D-glucose found in Tuber
Antiseptic
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Antispare-Tire
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Antispasmodic
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Potassium found in Tuber (7380 ppm)
Antispasmophilic
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Antistomatitic
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Antistress
Calcium found in Tuber (4400 ppm)
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Antistroke
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Potassium found in Tuber (7380 ppm)
Antisyndrome-X
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Manganese found in Tuber (10 ppm)
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Antitic
Calcium found in Tuber (4400 ppm)
Antitinnitic
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Antitriglyceride
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Antiulcer
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Anxiolytic
Calcium found in Tuber (4400 ppm)
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Potassium found in Tuber (7380 ppm)
Astringent
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Beta-Blocker
Potassium found in Tuber (7380 ppm)
CNS-Depressant
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Calcium-Antagonist
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Calcium-Channel-Blocker
Calcium found in Tuber (4400 ppm)
Cancer-Preventive
Mucilage found in Tuber
Cardioprotective
Copper found in Tuber (12 ppm)
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Potassium found in Tuber (7380 ppm)
Cardiotoxic
Potassium found in Tuber (7380 ppm)
Collagenic
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Contraceptive
Copper found in Tuber (12 ppm)
Copper-Antagonist
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Demulcent
Mucilage found in Tuber
Deodorant
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Diuretic
Calcium found in Tuber (4400 ppm)
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Potassium found in Tuber (7380 ppm)
Emollient
Starch found in Tuber (304800 ppm)
Ergogenic
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Hypertensive
Sodium found in Tuber (45 ppm)
Hypocholesterolemic
Calcium found in Tuber (4400 ppm)
Copper found in Tuber (12 ppm)
Glucomannan found in Tuber
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Mucilage found in Tuber
Hypoglycemic
Manganese found in Tuber (10 ppm)
Hypotensive
Calcium found in Tuber (4400 ppm)
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Potassium found in Tuber (7380 ppm)
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Immunomodulator
Copper found in Tuber (12 ppm)
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Immunostimulant
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Immunosuppressant
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Insulinogenic
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Laxative
Calcium found in Tuber (4400 ppm)
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Leptingenic
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Litholytic
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Mucogenic
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Myorelaxant
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
NF-kB-Inhibitor
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Nephrotoxic
Mercury found in Tuber (0.03 ppm)
Neurotransmitter
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Poultice
Starch found in Tuber (304800 ppm)
Prooxidant
Iron found in Tuber (100 ppm)
Schizophrenigenic
Copper found in Tuber (12 ppm)
Spermigenic
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Testosteronigenic
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Tranquilizer
Calcium found in Tuber (4400 ppm)
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Trichomonicide
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)
Uterorelaxant
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Vasodilator
Calcium found in Tuber (4400 ppm)
Magnesium found in Tuber (1890 ppm)
Potassium found in Tuber (7380 ppm)
Vulnerary
Zinc found in Tuber (16 ppm)

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
3'-o-methylbatatasin-iii Bulb
4,7-dihydroxy-2-methoxy-9,10-dihydrophenanthrene Bulb
Arsenic Tuber 1.35
Blestriarene-a Bulb
Blestriarene-b Bulb
Blestriarene-c Bulb
Calcium Tuber 4,400
Copper Tuber 12
D-glucose Tuber
D-mannose Tuber
Glucomannan Tuber
Iron Tuber 100
Magnesium Tuber 1,890
Manganese Tuber 10
Mercury Tuber 0.03
Mucilage Tuber
Potassium Tuber 7,380
Sodium Tuber 45
Starch Tuber 304,800
Zinc Tuber 16
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]