Canavalia ensiformis Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
giant stock-bean gotani-bean horse-bean jack-bean seaside-bean sword-bean wonder-bean

Canavalia ensiformis, or jack bean, is a legume which is used for animal fodder and human nutrition, especially in Brazil where it is called feijão-de-porco. It is also the source of concanavalin A.

Canavalia ensiformis

Medical use

Economic importance of Canavalia ensiformis

Environmental soil improver
Human food vegetable
Animal food foder forage
Medicines folklore
Vertebrate poisons mamals

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Biological activities

ACE-Inhibitor
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Abortifacient
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Acidulant
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Aldose-Reductase-Inhibitor
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Allelochemic
Canaline found in Seed
Canavanine found in Seed
Allergenic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.2 ppm);found in Seed (0.2 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (93 ppm);found in Seed (35 ppm)
Alpha-Reductase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Analgesic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm);found in Seed (8.6 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Angiotensin-Receptor-Blocker
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Fiber found in Fruit (481000 ppm);found in Seed (99000 ppm)
Potassium found in Seed (16600 ppm)
Anorexic
Arsenic found in Seed (0.02 ppm)
AntiAGE
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
AntiBPH
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
AntiCFS
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
AntiCTS
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
AntiHIV
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
AntiLyme
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (93 ppm);found in Seed (35 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (4.7 ppm);found in Seed (1.7 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm);found in Seed (8.6 ppm)
AntiMS
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
AntiPMS
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.2 ppm);found in Seed (0.2 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (5263 ppm);found in Seed (3090 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Manganese found in Seed (11 ppm)
Antiacid
Glycine found in Seed
Antiacne
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.2 ppm);found in Seed (0.2 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Antiacrodermatitic
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Antiacrodynic
Niacin found in Fruit (93 ppm);found in Seed (35 ppm)
Antiaggregant
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Antiaging
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.2 ppm);found in Seed (0.2 ppm)
Antiakathisic
Iron found in Fruit (175 ppm);found in Seed (97 ppm)
Antialcoholic
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Manganese found in Seed (11 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm);found in Seed (8.6 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Antialdosteronic
Glycine found in Seed
Antiallergic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (5263 ppm);found in Seed (3090 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (93 ppm);found in Seed (35 ppm)
Antialopecic
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Antialzheimeran
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Choline found in Seed
Niacin found in Fruit (93 ppm);found in Seed (35 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm);found in Seed (8.6 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Antiamblyopic
Niacin found in Fruit (93 ppm);found in Seed (35 ppm)
Antianemic
Copper found in Seed (8 ppm)
Iron found in Fruit (175 ppm);found in Seed (97 ppm)
Manganese found in Seed (11 ppm)
Antianginal
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (93 ppm);found in Seed (35 ppm)
Antiangiogenic
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Antianorectic
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm);found in Seed (8.6 ppm)
Antianorexic
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Antianxiety
Calcium found in Fruit (5263 ppm);found in Seed (3090 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Antiarabiflavinotic
Riboflavin found in Fruit (4.7 ppm);found in Seed (1.7 ppm)
Antiarrhythmic
Calcium found in Fruit (5263 ppm);found in Seed (3090 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Potassium found in Seed (16600 ppm)
Antiarthritic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.2 ppm);found in Seed (0.2 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (5263 ppm);found in Seed (3090 ppm)
Copper found in Seed (8 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Manganese found in Seed (11 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Antiasthmatic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.2 ppm);found in Seed (0.2 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Antiatherosclerotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (5263 ppm);found in Seed (3090 ppm)
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Antibackache
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm);found in Seed (8.6 ppm)
Antibacterial
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Canavanine found in Seed
Antiberiberi
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm);found in Seed (8.6 ppm)
Anticancer
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.2 ppm);found in Seed (0.2 ppm)
Anticanker
Iron found in Fruit (175 ppm);found in Seed (97 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm);found in Seed (8.6 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Anticarcinomic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.2 ppm);found in Seed (0.2 ppm)
Anticardiospasmic
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm);found in Seed (8.6 ppm)
Anticarpal-Tunnel
Riboflavin found in Fruit (4.7 ppm);found in Seed (1.7 ppm)
Anticataract
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (93 ppm);found in Seed (35 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (4.7 ppm);found in Seed (1.7 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm);found in Seed (8.6 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Anticephalagic
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (4.7 ppm);found in Seed (1.7 ppm)
Anticervicaldysplasic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.2 ppm);found in Seed (0.2 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (4.7 ppm);found in Seed (1.7 ppm)
Anticheilitic
Iron found in Fruit (175 ppm);found in Seed (97 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (4.7 ppm);found in Seed (1.7 ppm)
Antichilblain
Niacin found in Fruit (93 ppm);found in Seed (35 ppm)
Antichoreic
Choline found in Seed
Anticirrhotic
Choline found in Seed
Anticlimacteric
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (5263 ppm);found in Seed (3090 ppm)
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Anticoeliac
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Anticold
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Anticolitic
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm);found in Seed (8.6 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Anticonvulsant
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (93 ppm);found in Seed (35 ppm)
Anticoronary
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.2 ppm);found in Seed (0.2 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Anticystinuric
Choline found in Seed
Antidandruff
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Antidecubitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (4.7 ppm);found in Seed (1.7 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm);found in Seed (8.6 ppm)
Antideliriant
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm);found in Seed (8.6 ppm)
Antidementia
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Choline found in Seed
Niacin found in Fruit (93 ppm);found in Seed (35 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm);found in Seed (8.6 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Antidepressant
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (5263 ppm);found in Seed (3090 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Potassium found in Seed (16600 ppm)
Antidermatitic
Niacin found in Fruit (93 ppm);found in Seed (35 ppm)
Antidiabetic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Choline found in Seed
Copper found in Seed (8 ppm)
Fiber found in Fruit (481000 ppm);found in Seed (99000 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Manganese found in Seed (11 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (93 ppm);found in Seed (35 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Antidiscotic
Manganese found in Seed (11 ppm)
Antidysgeuzic
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Antidyskinetic
Choline found in Seed
Manganese found in Seed (11 ppm)
Antidysmenorrheic
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Antidyspeptic
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm);found in Seed (8.6 ppm)
Antidysphagic
Niacin found in Fruit (93 ppm);found in Seed (35 ppm)
Antieczemic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Antiedemic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Antiencephalitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Antiencephalopathic
Arginine found in Seed
Glycine found in Seed
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm);found in Seed (8.6 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Antiendoccytotic
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Antiendometriotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Antienterotic
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Antiepileptic
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Manganese found in Seed (11 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (93 ppm);found in Seed (35 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Antiestrogenic
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Antifatigue
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Copper found in Seed (8 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Potassium found in Seed (16600 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm);found in Seed (8.6 ppm)
Antifeedant
Canavanine found in Seed
Antifertility
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Antifibromyalgic
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Antifibrotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Antiflu
Canavanine found in Seed
Antifuruncular
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Antigallstone
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Antigastritic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Glycine found in Seed
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm);found in Seed (8.6 ppm)
Antigastrotic
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Antigingivitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Antiglaucomic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Antiglossitic
Riboflavin found in Fruit (4.7 ppm);found in Seed (1.7 ppm)
Antihangover
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (93 ppm);found in Seed (35 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm);found in Seed (8.6 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Antiheartburn
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm);found in Seed (8.6 ppm)
Antihemolytic
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Antihemorrhagic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Antihepatitic
Arginine found in Seed
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Antihepatotoxic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Antiherpetic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm);found in Seed (8.6 ppm)
Antihistaminic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (93 ppm);found in Seed (35 ppm)
Antihomocysteine
Choline found in Seed
Antihyperactivity
Niacin found in Fruit (93 ppm);found in Seed (35 ppm)
Antihyperglycemic
Trigonelline found in Seed
Antihyperkeratotic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.2 ppm);found in Seed (0.2 ppm)
Antihyperkinetic
Calcium found in Fruit (5263 ppm);found in Seed (3090 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Antihypertensive
Arginine found in Seed
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (5263 ppm);found in Seed (3090 ppm)
Fiber found in Fruit (481000 ppm);found in Seed (99000 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Potassium found in Seed (16600 ppm)
Antihypoglycemic
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Antiichythyotic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.2 ppm);found in Seed (0.2 ppm)
Antiimplantation
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Antiimpotence
Arginine found in Seed
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Antiinfective
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Antiinfertility
Arginine found in Seed
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Antiinflammatory
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Betonicine found in Seed
Copper found in Seed (8 ppm)
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Antiinsomniac
Calcium found in Fruit (5263 ppm);found in Seed (3090 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Antiinsomnic
Niacin found in Fruit (93 ppm);found in Seed (35 ppm)
Antiischemic
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Antikeratitic
Riboflavin found in Fruit (4.7 ppm);found in Seed (1.7 ppm)
Antilepric
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Antileukemic
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Antileukonychic
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Antileukoplakic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.2 ppm);found in Seed (0.2 ppm)
Antileukotriene
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Antilipoperoxidant
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.2 ppm);found in Seed (0.2 ppm)
Antilithic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Antilupus
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.2 ppm);found in Seed (0.2 ppm)
Antilymphomic
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Antimaculitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.2 ppm);found in Seed (0.2 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Antimanic
Choline found in Seed
Antimastalgic
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Antimastitic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.2 ppm);found in Seed (0.2 ppm)
Antimeasles
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Antimelanomic
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Antimenopausal
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (5263 ppm);found in Seed (3090 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Antimenorrhagic
Iron found in Fruit (175 ppm);found in Seed (97 ppm)
Antimetabolic
Canavanine found in Seed
Antimetastatic
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Antimicrobial
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Antimigraine
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (4.7 ppm);found in Seed (1.7 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm);found in Seed (8.6 ppm)
Trigonelline found in Seed
Antimitogenic
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Antimitral-valve-prolapse
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Antimutagenic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.2 ppm);found in Seed (0.2 ppm)
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Antimyocarditic
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm);found in Seed (8.6 ppm)
Antinephrolytic
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Antineuralgic
Niacin found in Fruit (93 ppm);found in Seed (35 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm);found in Seed (8.6 ppm)
Antineuramidase
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Antineurasthenic
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm);found in Seed (8.6 ppm)
Antineuritic
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm);found in Seed (8.6 ppm)
Antineuroblastomic
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Antineuropathic
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm);found in Seed (8.6 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Antineurotic
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Antinitrosic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Antinociceptive
Choline found in Seed
Copper found in Seed (8 ppm)
Antinyctalopic
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Antiobesity
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (5263 ppm);found in Seed (3090 ppm)
Fiber found in Fruit (481000 ppm);found in Seed (99000 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Antiorchitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Antiosteoarthritic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Antiosteoporotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (5263 ppm);found in Seed (3090 ppm)
Copper found in Seed (8 ppm)
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Manganese found in Seed (11 ppm)
Phosphorus found in Fruit (3509 ppm);found in Seed (3898 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Antiototic
Manganese found in Seed (11 ppm)
Antioxidant
Alanine found in Seed
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.2 ppm);found in Seed (0.2 ppm)
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Manganese found in Seed (11 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (4.7 ppm);found in Seed (1.7 ppm)
Antiozenic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.2 ppm);found in Seed (0.2 ppm)
Antipapillomic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.2 ppm);found in Seed (0.2 ppm)
Antiparkinsonian
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (93 ppm);found in Seed (35 ppm)
Antiparotitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Antipellagric
Niacin found in Fruit (93 ppm);found in Seed (35 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (4.7 ppm);found in Seed (1.7 ppm)
Antiperiodontitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (5263 ppm);found in Seed (3090 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Antiphotophobic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.2 ppm);found in Seed (0.2 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (4.7 ppm);found in Seed (1.7 ppm)
Antipityriasic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.2 ppm);found in Seed (0.2 ppm)
Antiplaque
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Antipneumonic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Antipodriac
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Antipoliomyelitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm);found in Seed (8.6 ppm)
Antiporphyric
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.2 ppm);found in Seed (0.2 ppm)
Antiprolactin
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Antiproliferant
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.2 ppm);found in Seed (0.2 ppm)
Antiproliferative
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Antiprostatadenomic
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Antiprostatitic
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Glycine found in Seed
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Antipruritic
Glycine found in Seed
Antipsoriac
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.2 ppm);found in Seed (0.2 ppm)
Antipyretic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Antiradicular
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.2 ppm);found in Seed (0.2 ppm)
Antiretinopathic
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Antiretinotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Antirheumatic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.2 ppm);found in Seed (0.2 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (5263 ppm);found in Seed (3090 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Antirhinitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Antiscorbutic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Antiscotomic
Niacin found in Fruit (93 ppm);found in Seed (35 ppm)
Antiseptic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Trigonelline found in Seed
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Antishingles
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Antisickling
Glycine found in Seed
Antispare-Tire
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Antispasmodic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (93 ppm);found in Seed (35 ppm)
Potassium found in Seed (16600 ppm)
Antispasmophilic
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Antisteatotic
Choline found in Seed
Antistomatitic
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Antistress
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.2 ppm);found in Seed (0.2 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (5263 ppm);found in Seed (3090 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Antistroke
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Potassium found in Seed (16600 ppm)
Antisyndrome-X
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Manganese found in Seed (11 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Antitic
Calcium found in Fruit (5263 ppm);found in Seed (3090 ppm)
Antitinnitic
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Antitriglyceride
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Antitumor
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.2 ppm);found in Seed (0.2 ppm)
Canavanine found in Seed
Concanavalin-a found in Seed
Fiber found in Fruit (481000 ppm);found in Seed (99000 ppm)
Antiulcer
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.2 ppm);found in Seed (0.2 ppm)
Fiber found in Fruit (481000 ppm);found in Seed (99000 ppm)
Glycine found in Seed
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Antivertigo
Niacin found in Fruit (93 ppm);found in Seed (35 ppm)
Antiviral
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Canavanine found in Seed
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Antixerophthalmic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.2 ppm);found in Seed (0.2 ppm)
Anxiolytic
Calcium found in Fruit (5263 ppm);found in Seed (3090 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Phosphorus found in Fruit (3509 ppm);found in Seed (3898 ppm)
Potassium found in Seed (16600 ppm)
Aphrodisiac
Arginine found in Seed
Apoptotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Aromatase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Asthma-preventive
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Astringent
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Beta-Blocker
Fiber found in Fruit (481000 ppm);found in Seed (99000 ppm)
Potassium found in Seed (16600 ppm)
Beta-Glucuronidase-Inhibitor
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
CNS-Depressant
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
COX-1-Inhibitor
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.2 ppm);found in Seed (0.2 ppm)
COX-2-Inhibitor
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.2 ppm);found in Seed (0.2 ppm)
Calcium-Antagonist
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Calcium-Channel-Blocker
Calcium found in Fruit (5263 ppm);found in Seed (3090 ppm)
Cancer-Preventive
Alanine found in Seed
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.2 ppm);found in Seed (0.2 ppm)
Fiber found in Fruit (481000 ppm);found in Seed (99000 ppm)
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Glycine found in Seed
Niacin found in Fruit (93 ppm);found in Seed (35 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (4.7 ppm);found in Seed (1.7 ppm)
Serine found in Seed
Cardiodepressant
Choline found in Seed
Cardioprotective
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Copper found in Seed (8 ppm)
Fiber found in Fruit (481000 ppm);found in Seed (99000 ppm)
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (93 ppm);found in Seed (35 ppm)
Potassium found in Seed (16600 ppm)
Cardiotoxic
Potassium found in Seed (16600 ppm)
Catechol-O-Methyltransferase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Cerebrotonic
Choline found in Seed
Chemopreventive
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.2 ppm);found in Seed (0.2 ppm)
Cholinergic
Choline found in Seed
Circulotonic
Niacin found in Fruit (93 ppm);found in Seed (35 ppm)
Cold-preventive
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Collagenic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Colorant
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.2 ppm);found in Seed (0.2 ppm)
Contraceptive
Copper found in Seed (8 ppm)
Copper-Antagonist
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Cytotoxic
Canavanine found in Seed
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
DOPA-Decarboxylase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Deodorant
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Detoxicant
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Diuretic
Arginine found in Seed
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (5263 ppm);found in Seed (3090 ppm)
Fiber found in Fruit (481000 ppm);found in Seed (99000 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Potassium found in Seed (16600 ppm)
Epidermal-Stimulant
Trigonelline found in Seed
Ergogenic
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Estrogen-Agonist
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Estrogenic
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Fibrinolytic
Niacin found in Fruit (93 ppm);found in Seed (35 ppm)
Fistula-Preventive
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Flatulent
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Fungicide
Canavanine found in Seed
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Fungistat
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Gastroprotective
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.2 ppm);found in Seed (0.2 ppm)
Hemostat
Betonicine found in Seed
Hepatoprotective
Choline found in Seed
Niacin found in Fruit (93 ppm);found in Seed (35 ppm)
Hepatotoxic
Niacin found in Fruit (93 ppm);found in Seed (35 ppm)
Herbicide
Canavanine found in Seed
Histidine-Kinase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Hypertensive
Sodium found in Seed (394 ppm)
Hypoammonemic
Arginine found in Seed
Hypocholesterolemic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (5263 ppm);found in Seed (3090 ppm)
Copper found in Seed (8 ppm)
Fiber found in Fruit (481000 ppm);found in Seed (99000 ppm)
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (93 ppm);found in Seed (35 ppm)
Trigonelline found in Seed
Hypoglycemic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Manganese found in Seed (11 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (93 ppm);found in Seed (35 ppm)
Trigonelline found in Seed
Hypolipidemic
Niacin found in Fruit (93 ppm);found in Seed (35 ppm)
Hypotensive
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (5263 ppm);found in Seed (3090 ppm)
Choline found in Seed
Fiber found in Fruit (481000 ppm);found in Seed (99000 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Potassium found in Seed (16600 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Hypouricemic
Fiber found in Fruit (481000 ppm);found in Seed (99000 ppm)
Ileorelaxant
Choline found in Seed
Immunomodulator
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Copper found in Seed (8 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Immunostimulant
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.2 ppm);found in Seed (0.2 ppm)
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Phosphorus found in Fruit (3509 ppm);found in Seed (3898 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Immunosuppressant
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Insectifuge
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm);found in Seed (8.6 ppm)
Insulinogenic
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Interferon-Synergist
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.2 ppm);found in Seed (0.2 ppm)
Interferonogenic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Juvabional
Canavanine found in Seed
Laxative
Calcium found in Fruit (5263 ppm);found in Seed (3090 ppm)
Fiber found in Fruit (481000 ppm);found in Seed (99000 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Leptingenic
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Lipase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Lipotropic
Choline found in Seed
Lithogenic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Litholytic
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Lupus-Generating
Canavanine found in Seed
MAO-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
MDR-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Memorigenic
Choline found in Seed
Mitogenic
Canavanine found in Seed
Mucogenic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.2 ppm);found in Seed (0.2 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Mucolytic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Mutagenic
Trigonelline found in Seed
Myorelaxant
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
NADH-Ubiquinone-Oxidoreductase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
NF-kB-Inhibitor
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
NO-Genic
Arginine found in Seed
Natriuretic
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Nematicide
Concanavalin-a found in Seed
Neuroinhibitor
Glycine found in Seed
Neuroprotective
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm);found in Seed (8.6 ppm)
Neurotransmitter
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Ornithine-Decarboxylase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Osmoregulator
Trigonelline found in Seed
Osteogenic
Phosphorus found in Fruit (3509 ppm);found in Seed (3898 ppm)
Oxidant
Alanine found in Seed
PTK-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Parasympathomimetic
Choline found in Seed
Peroxidase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Pesticide
Arsenic found in Seed (0.02 ppm)
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Canaline found in Seed
Canavanine found in Seed
Concanavalin-a found in Seed
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm);found in Seed (8.6 ppm)
Trigonelline found in Seed
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Phagocytotic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.2 ppm);found in Seed (0.2 ppm)
Phytoalexin
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Pituitary-Stimulant
Arginine found in Seed
Pituitary-sensitizer
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Prooxidant
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.2 ppm);found in Seed (0.2 ppm)
Iron found in Fruit (175 ppm);found in Seed (97 ppm)
Propecic
Trigonelline found in Seed
Quinone-Reductase-Inducer
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Schizophrenigenic
Copper found in Seed (8 ppm)
Sedative
Niacin found in Fruit (93 ppm);found in Seed (35 ppm)
Serotoninergic
Niacin found in Fruit (93 ppm);found in Seed (35 ppm)
Spermigenic
Arginine found in Seed
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Testosteronigenic
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Thymoprotective
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.2 ppm);found in Seed (0.2 ppm)
Topoisomerase-I-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Topoisomerase-II-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Topoisomerase-II-Poison
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Tranquilizer
Calcium found in Fruit (5263 ppm);found in Seed (3090 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Trichomonicide
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)
Trypanosomastat
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Tyrosine-Kinase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Ubiquiot
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.2 ppm);found in Seed (0.2 ppm)
Uricosuric
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Glycine found in Seed
Urinary-Acidulant
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Uterorelaxant
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Uterotrophic
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
VEGF-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (6 ppm)
Vasodilator
Arginine found in Seed
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (5263 ppm);found in Seed (3090 ppm)
Fiber found in Fruit (481000 ppm);found in Seed (99000 ppm)
Magnesium found in Seed (2190 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (93 ppm);found in Seed (35 ppm)
Potassium found in Seed (16600 ppm)
Vulnerary
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (1488 ppm);found in Seed (23 ppm)
Zinc found in Seed (20 ppm)

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
Alanine Seed
Arginine Seed
Arsenic Seed 0.02
Ascorbic-acid Fruit 320 1,488
Seed 0 23
Ash Fruit 6,000 53,000
Seed 29,000 48,000
Beta-aminopropionitrile Seed
Beta-carotene Fruit 0.24 2.2
Seed 0 0.2
Betonicine Seed
Calcium Fruit 330 5,263
Seed 960 3,090
Canaline Seed
Canavanine Seed
Caneine Seed
Carbohydrates Fruit 79,000 902,000
Seed 538,000 687,000
Choline Seed
Concanavalin-a Seed
Copper Seed 7 8
Desaminocanavanine Seed
Fat Fruit 2,000 26,000
Seed 23,000 36,000
Fiber Fruit 18,000 481,000
Seed 49,000 99,000
Genistein Leaf Diffusate 6
Glycine Seed
Hydroxygenistein Leaf Diffusate
Iron Fruit 12 175
Seed 12 97
Kilocalories Fruit 340 3,810
Seed 3,310 3,920
Kitogine Seed
L-(-)-homoserine Seed
L-alpha-amino-delta-hydroxyvalerianic-acid Seed
Magnesium Seed 2,190
Manganese Seed 11
Niacin Fruit 20 93
Seed 18 35
Phosphorus Fruit 100 3,509
Seed 2,700 3,898
Potassium Seed 7,500 16,600
Protein Fruit 27,000 321,000
Seed 210,000 363,000
Riboflavin Fruit 1 4.7
Seed 1.3 1.7
Serine Seed
Sodium Seed 23 394
Thiamin Fruit 1 10
Seed 4.6 8.6
Trigonelline Seed
Water Fruit 785,000 886,000
Seed 107,000 120,000
Zinc Seed 20
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]