Calea zacatechichi Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
bitter-grass dog-grass Mexican calea
Calea zacatechichi

Medical use

Economic importance of Calea zacatechichi

Medicines folklore

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Geografical distribution

  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Native
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas, Zacatecas
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Aguascalientes, Chiapas, Colima, Guanajuato, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico, Michoacan, Morelos, Oaxaca, Puebla, Queretaro, Veracruz, Yucatan
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Native
    • Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua

Biological activities

Acidulant
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Additive
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Aldose-Reductase-Inhibitor
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Analgesic
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Antiarthritic
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Antibacterial
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Antidandruff
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Antidermatotic
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Antieczemic
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Antifeedant
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Antiichthyosic
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Antiinflammatory
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Antineuralgic
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Antioncychomycotic
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Antioxidant
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Antiperiodic
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Antipodagric
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Antipsoriac
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Antipyretic
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Antirheumatic
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Antiseborrheic
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Antiseptic
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Antitumor
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Antitympanitic
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Bruchiphobe
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COX-2-Inhibitor
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Cancer-Preventive
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Comedolytic
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Cyclooxygenase-Inhibitor
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Dermatitigenic
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Dye
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FLavor
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Fungicide
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Hypoglycemic
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Insectifuge
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Keratolytic
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Perfumery
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Pesticide
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Sequestrant
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Thermogenic
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Tineacide
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Ulcerogenic
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Chemicals detected

Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]