Chamaelirium luteum Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
blazingstar devil's-bit fairy-wand false unicorn false unicorn-root helonias
Chamaelirium luteum

Medical use

Economic importance of Chamaelirium luteum

Medicines folklore

Gallery

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Geografical distribution

  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Native
    • Eastern Canada: Canada - Ontario
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Arkansas, Florida , Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia

Biological activities

5-Alpha-Reductase-Inhibitor
Linoleic-acid found in Rhizome
Oleic-acid found in Rhizome
Stearic-acid found in Rhizome
Allergenic
Oleic-acid found in Rhizome
Alpha-Reductase-Inhibitor
Oleic-acid found in Rhizome
Anemiagenic
Oleic-acid found in Rhizome
AntiMS
Linoleic-acid found in Rhizome
Antiacne
Linoleic-acid found in Rhizome
Antialopecic
Linoleic-acid found in Rhizome
Oleic-acid found in Rhizome
Antianaphylactic
Linoleic-acid found in Rhizome
Antiandrogenic
Linoleic-acid found in Rhizome
Oleic-acid found in Rhizome
Antiarteriosclerotic
Linoleic-acid found in Rhizome
Antiarthritic
Linoleic-acid found in Rhizome
Anticoronary
Linoleic-acid found in Rhizome
Antieczemic
Linoleic-acid found in Rhizome
Antifatigue
Diosgenin found in Root (222.2 ppm)
Antifibrinolytic
Linoleic-acid found in Rhizome
Antigranular
Linoleic-acid found in Rhizome
Antihepatomic
Saponins found in Plant
Antihistaminic
Linoleic-acid found in Rhizome
Antiinflammatory
Diosgenin found in Root (222.2 ppm)
Linoleic-acid found in Rhizome
Oleic-acid found in Rhizome
Antileukotriene-D4
Linoleic-acid found in Rhizome
Oleic-acid found in Rhizome
Antimenorrhagic
Linoleic-acid found in Rhizome
Antimutagenic
Saponins found in Plant
Antiprostatitic
Linoleic-acid found in Rhizome
Antistress
Diosgenin found in Root (222.2 ppm)
Cancer-Preventive
Linoleic-acid found in Rhizome
Oleic-acid found in Rhizome
Carcinogenic
Linoleic-acid found in Rhizome
Choleretic
Oleic-acid found in Rhizome
Comedolytic
Linoleic-acid found in Rhizome
Cosmetic
Stearic-acid found in Rhizome
Dermatitigenic
Oleic-acid found in Rhizome
Estrogenic
Diosgenin found in Root (222.2 ppm)
FLavor
Oleic-acid found in Rhizome
Stearic-acid found in Rhizome
Hepatoprotective
Diosgenin found in Root (222.2 ppm)
Linoleic-acid found in Rhizome
Hypocholesterolemic
Diosgenin found in Root (222.2 ppm)
Linoleic-acid found in Rhizome
Oleic-acid found in Rhizome
Stearic-acid found in Rhizome
Immunomodulator
Linoleic-acid found in Rhizome
Saponins found in Plant
Insectifuge
Linoleic-acid found in Rhizome
Oleic-acid found in Rhizome
Irritant
Oleic-acid found in Rhizome
Lubricant
Stearic-acid found in Rhizome
Mastogenic
Diosgenin found in Root (222.2 ppm)
Metastatic
Linoleic-acid found in Rhizome
Nematicide
Linoleic-acid found in Rhizome
Percutaneostimulant
Oleic-acid found in Rhizome
Perfumery
Oleic-acid found in Rhizome
Stearic-acid found in Rhizome
Propecic
Linoleic-acid found in Rhizome
Oleic-acid found in Rhizome
Stearic-acid found in Rhizome
Suppository
Stearic-acid found in Rhizome

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
Chamaelirin Plant
Diosgenin Root 222.2
Helonin Plant
Linoleic-acid Rhizome
Oleic-acid Rhizome
Saponins Plant
Stearic-acid Rhizome
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]