Cissampelos pareira Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
velvetleaf

Cissampelos pareira is a species of flowering plant in the family Menispermaceae.

Cissampelos pareira

Medical use

Economic importance of Cissampelos pareira

Medicines source of cisampeline

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Geografical distribution

  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Native
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas, Guerrero, Veracruz
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Native
    • Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda; Barbados; Cuba; Dominica; Puerto Rico
    • Mesoamerica: Costa Rica; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    • Northern South America: Venezuela
    • Brazil: Brazil - Parana, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina
    • Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru
    • Southern South America: Argentina

Biological activities

ACE-Inhibitor
Tetrandrine found in Plant
Analgesic
Cycleanine found in Root
Tetrandrine found in Plant
Antiaggregant
Cycleanine found in Root
Tetrandrine found in Plant
Antialopecic
Cycleanine found in Root
Tetrandrine found in Plant
Antianginal
Tetrandrine found in Plant
Antiarrhythmic
Tetrandrine found in Plant
Antiarthritic
Cycleanine found in Root
Anticarcinomic
Cissampareine found in Root
Antidandruff
Cycleanine found in Root
Tetrandrine found in Plant
Antihistaminic
Tetrandrine found in Plant
Antiinflammatory
Cycleanine found in Root
Tetrandrine found in Plant
Antiischemic
Tetrandrine found in Plant
Antileishmanic
Cycleanine found in Root
Isochondodendrine found in Root
Antimalarial
Bebeerine found in Root (5000 ppm)
Antimitotic
Tetrandrine found in Plant
Antioxidant
Tetrandrine found in Plant
Antiphagocytotic
Tetrandrine found in Plant
Antipyretic
Cycleanine found in Root
Tetrandrine found in Plant
Antiseptic
Tetrandrine found in Plant
Antisilicotic
Cycleanine found in Root
Hayatine found in Root (2500 ppm)
Tetrandrine found in Plant
Antitumor
Bebeerine found in Root (5000 ppm)
Cycleanine found in Root
Hayatine found in Root (2500 ppm)
Isochondodendrine found in Root
Bradycardic
Tetrandrine found in Plant
Calcium-Antagonist
Tetrandrine found in Plant
Cardiactive
Bebeerine found in Root (5000 ppm)
Circulatory-Stimulant
Tetrandrine found in Plant
Cytotoxic
Cycleanine found in Root
Dopamine-Receptor-Inhibitor
Cycleanine found in Root
Ganglionic-Blocker
Cycleanine found in Root
Hepatoprotective
Cycleanine found in Root
Hepatotoxic
Tetrandrine found in Plant
Histaminic
Hayatine found in Root (2500 ppm)
Hypertensive
Hayatine found in Root (2500 ppm)
Hypotensive
Cycleanine found in Root
Tetrandrine found in Plant
Immunosuppressant
Tetrandrine found in Plant
Membranomodulator
Tetrandrine found in Plant
Mutagenic
Tetrandrine found in Plant
Pesticide
Bebeerine found in Root (5000 ppm)
Protisticide
Cycleanine found in Root
Isochondodendrine found in Root
Respirastimulant
Hayatine found in Root (2500 ppm)
Vasodilator
Tetrandrine found in Plant

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
(+)-curine Root
(++)-curine-4"-methyl-ether Plant
4"-o-methylcurine Root
Alkaloids Root 7,200 18,000
Bebeerine Root 4,000 5,000
Cissamine Root
Cissampareine Root
Cyclanoline Plant
Cycleanine Root
D-quercitol Root
Eo Root 2,000
Hayatidine Root
Hayatine Root 50 2,500
Hayatinine Root
Isochondodendrine Root
Menismine Root
Parierine Root
Pelosine Root 5,000
Quercitol Root
Saponin Root
Tetrandrine Plant
Tetrandrine-n-2'-oxide Plant
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]