Camellia japonica Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
camellia common camellia

Camellia japonica 'The Czar' is a camellia cultivar that originated in Australia in 1913.

Camellia japonica

Medical use

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Geografical distribution

  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Native
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Honshu, Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands, Shikoku; Korea, South

Biological activities

5-Alpha-Reductase-Inhibitor
Oleic-acid found in Seed (580890 ppm)
Abortifacient
Euphol found in Seed
Allergenic
Oleic-acid found in Seed (580890 ppm)
Alpha-Reductase-Inhibitor
Oleic-acid found in Seed (580890 ppm)
Analgesic
Alpha-amyrin found in Seed
Beta-amyrin found in Leaf ;found in Seed
Anemiagenic
Oleic-acid found in Seed (580890 ppm)
Anorexic
Theobromine found in Flower ;found in Leaf
AntiEBV
Lupeol found in Seed
AntiHIV
Ellagitannin found in Flower
Antiallergic
Ellagitannin found in Flower
Antialopecic
Oleic-acid found in Seed (580890 ppm)
Antiandrogenic
Oleic-acid found in Seed (580890 ppm)
Antiangiogenic
Lupeol found in Seed
Antiasthmatic
Theobromine found in Flower ;found in Leaf
Antiatheromic
Pectin found in Flower
Antibacterial
Pectin found in Flower
Anticellulitic
Theobromine found in Flower ;found in Leaf
Antidiabetic
Pectin found in Flower
Antidiarrheic
Pectin found in Flower
Antiedemic
Alpha-amyrin found in Seed
Beta-amyrin found in Leaf ;found in Seed
Lupeol found in Seed
Taraxasterol found in Seed
Antienteritic
Pectin found in Flower
Antifeedant
Camellidin-ii found in Leaf
Antiflu
Lupeol found in Seed
Antigallstone
Pectin found in Flower
Antigastritic
Pectin found in Flower
Antihepatotoxic
Pedunculagin found in Flower
Antiherpetic
Dammaradienol found in Seed
Antihyperglycemic
Lupeol found in Seed
Antiinflammatory
Alpha-amyrin found in Seed
Alpha-spinasterol found in Seed
Beta-amyrin found in Leaf ;found in Seed
Lupeol found in Seed
Oleic-acid found in Seed (580890 ppm)
Taraxasterol found in Seed
Antileukotriene-D4
Oleic-acid found in Seed (580890 ppm)
Antilipolytic
Pedunculagin found in Flower
Antilithic
Lupeol found in Seed
Pectin found in Flower
Antimalarial
Lupeol found in Seed
Antimetastatic
Pectin found in Flower
Antimutagenic
Pectin found in Flower
Pedunculagin found in Flower
Antinociceptive
Alpha-amyrin found in Seed
Beta-amyrin found in Leaf ;found in Seed
Antiobesity
Pectin found in Flower
Antioxalate
Lupeol found in Seed
Antioxidant
Delta-7-avenasterol found in Seed
Ellagitannin found in Flower
Lupeol found in Seed
Pedunculagin found in Flower
Antiperoxidant
Lupeol found in Seed
Pedunculagin found in Flower
Antiprostaglandin
Lupeol found in Seed
Antipyretic
Alpha-spinasterol found in Seed
Antirheumatic
Lupeol found in Seed
Antisecretory
Taraxerol found in Seed
Antitumor
Alpha-amyrin found in Seed
Ellagitannin found in Flower
Lupeol found in Seed
Antitussive
Pectin found in Flower
Antiulcer
Alpha-amyrin found in Seed
Beta-amyrin found in Leaf ;found in Seed
Pectin found in Flower
Taraxerol found in Seed
Antiurethrotic
Lupeol found in Seed
Antiviral
Dammaradienol found in Seed
Lupeol found in Seed
Arteriodilator
Theobromine found in Flower ;found in Leaf
Bronchodilator
Theobromine found in Flower ;found in Leaf
CNS-Stimulant
Theobromine found in Flower ;found in Leaf
Cancer-Preventive
Oleic-acid found in Seed (580890 ppm)
Pectin found in Flower
Cardiotonic
Theobromine found in Flower ;found in Leaf
Cardiotoxic
Ellagitannin found in Flower
Chemopreventive
Pectin found in Flower
Choleretic
Oleic-acid found in Seed (580890 ppm)
Cytotoxic
Alpha-amyrin found in Seed
Lupeol found in Seed
Demulcent
Pectin found in Flower
Dermatitigenic
Oleic-acid found in Seed (580890 ppm)
Digitalic
Camellin found in Seed
Diuretic
Theobromine found in Flower ;found in Leaf
Emetic
Theobromine found in Flower ;found in Leaf
FLavor
Oleic-acid found in Seed (580890 ppm)
FPTase-Inhibitor
Lupeol found in Seed
Fetotoxic
Theobromine found in Flower ;found in Leaf
Fungicide
Camellidin-i found in Leaf
Camellidin-ii found in Leaf
Pectin found in Flower
Gastroprotective
Alpha-amyrin found in Seed
Beta-amyrin found in Leaf ;found in Seed
Hemostat
Pectin found in Flower
Hepatoprotective
Alpha-amyrin found in Seed
Beta-amyrin found in Leaf ;found in Seed
Herbicide
Theobromine found in Flower ;found in Leaf
Hypocholesterolemic
Oleic-acid found in Seed (580890 ppm)
Pectin found in Flower
Hypoglycemic
Pectin found in Flower
Hypotensive
Lupeol found in Seed
Immunostimulant
Ellagitannin found in Flower
Insectifuge
Alpha-amyrin found in Seed
Oleic-acid found in Seed (580890 ppm)
Interferonogenic
Ellagitannin found in Flower
Irritant
Oleic-acid found in Seed (580890 ppm)
Larvicide
Beta-amyrin found in Leaf ;found in Seed
Mosquitocide
Beta-amyrin found in Leaf ;found in Seed
Myocardiotonic
Theobromine found in Flower ;found in Leaf
Myorelaxant
Theobromine found in Flower ;found in Leaf
Myostimulant
Theobromine found in Flower ;found in Leaf
Percutaneostimulant
Oleic-acid found in Seed (580890 ppm)
Perfumery
Oleic-acid found in Seed (580890 ppm)
Tiglic-acid found in Seed
Peristaltic
Pectin found in Flower
Propecic
Oleic-acid found in Seed (580890 ppm)
Reverse-Transcriptase-Inhibitor
Ellagitannin found in Flower
Stimulant
Theobromine found in Flower ;found in Leaf
TOPO-2-Inhibitor
Lupeol found in Seed
Teratogenic
Theobromine found in Flower ;found in Leaf
Topoisomerase-I-Inhibitor
Pedunculagin found in Flower
Topoisomerase-II-Inhibitor
Pedunculagin found in Flower
Vasodilator
Theobromine found in Flower ;found in Leaf
Xanthine-Oxidase-Inhibitor
Pedunculagin found in Flower
cAMP-Inhibitor
Theobromine found in Flower ;found in Leaf
cAMP-Phosphodiesterase-Inhibitor
Theobromine found in Flower ;found in Leaf
cGMP-Phosphodiesterase-Inhibitor
Theobromine found in Flower ;found in Leaf

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Chemicals detected

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