Cnidium officinale Health effects and herbal facts

Cnidium officinale

Medical use

Geografical distribution

  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Cultivated
    • Eastern Asia: Japan; Korea

Biological activities

ACE-Inhibitor
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Aggregant
Sucrose found in Rhizome
Analgesic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Angiotensin-Receptor-Blocker
Potassium found in Rhizome (8750 ppm)
AntiBPH
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
AntiCFS
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
AntiHIV
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
AntiLyme
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
AntiMS
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
AntiPMS
Calcium found in Rhizome (1710 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Manganese found in Rhizome (30 ppm)
Antiacne
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antiacrodermatitic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antiaggregant
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Antiakathisic
Iron found in Rhizome (240 ppm)
Antialcoholic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Manganese found in Rhizome (30 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antiallergic
Calcium found in Rhizome (1710 ppm)
Antialopecic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antialzheimeran
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antianemic
Copper found in Rhizome (9 ppm)
Iron found in Rhizome (240 ppm)
Manganese found in Rhizome (30 ppm)
Antianginal
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Antiangiogenic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antianorectic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Antianorexic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antianxiety
Calcium found in Rhizome (1710 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Antiarrhythmic
Butyl-phthalide found in Rhizome
Calcium found in Rhizome (1710 ppm)
Ligustilide found in Rhizome
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Potassium found in Rhizome (8750 ppm)
Antiarthritic
Calcium found in Rhizome (1710 ppm)
Copper found in Rhizome (9 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Manganese found in Rhizome (30 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antiasthmatic
Ligustilide found in Rhizome
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Antiatherosclerotic
Calcium found in Rhizome (1710 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Anticanker
Iron found in Rhizome (240 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Anticataract
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Anticephalagic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Anticheilitic
Iron found in Rhizome (240 ppm)
Anticlimacteric
Calcium found in Rhizome (1710 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Anticoeliac
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Anticold
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Anticolitic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Anticonstrictive
Butyl-phthalide found in Rhizome
Ligustilide found in Rhizome
Anticonvulsant
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Anticoronary
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antidandruff
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antidementia
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antidepressant
Calcium found in Rhizome (1710 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Potassium found in Rhizome (8750 ppm)
Antidiabetic
Copper found in Rhizome (9 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Manganese found in Rhizome (30 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antidiscotic
Manganese found in Rhizome (30 ppm)
Antidysgeuzic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antidyskinetic
Manganese found in Rhizome (30 ppm)
Antidysmenorrheic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Antieczemic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antiencephalopathic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antiendometriotic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Antienterotic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Antiepileptic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Manganese found in Rhizome (30 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antifatigue
Copper found in Rhizome (9 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Potassium found in Rhizome (8750 ppm)
Antifibromyalgic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Antifibrotic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antifuruncular
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antigastrotic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Antiglaucomic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Antihangover
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antihiccup
Sucrose found in Rhizome
Antihyperkinetic
Calcium found in Rhizome (1710 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Antihypertensive
Calcium found in Rhizome (1710 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Potassium found in Rhizome (8750 ppm)
Antihypoglycemic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Antiimpotence
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antiinfective
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antiinfertility
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antiinflammatory
Cnidilide found in Rhizome
Copper found in Rhizome (9 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Antiinsomniac
Calcium found in Rhizome (1710 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antilepric
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antileukonychic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antilithic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Antilymphomic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antimaculitic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antimastalgic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Antimenopausal
Calcium found in Rhizome (1710 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Antimenorrhagic
Iron found in Rhizome (240 ppm)
Antimetastatic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antimigraine
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Antimitral-valve-prolapse
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Antinephrolytic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Antineuropathic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antineurotic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Antinociceptive
Copper found in Rhizome (9 ppm)
Antinyctalopic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antiobesity
Calcium found in Rhizome (1710 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antiophthalmic
Sucrose found in Rhizome
Antiosteoporotic
Calcium found in Rhizome (1710 ppm)
Copper found in Rhizome (9 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Manganese found in Rhizome (30 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antiototic
Manganese found in Rhizome (30 ppm)
Antioxidant
Manganese found in Rhizome (30 ppm)
Sucrose found in Rhizome
Antiperiodontitic
Calcium found in Rhizome (1710 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antiplaque
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antiprolactin
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antiprostaglandin
Butyl-phthalide found in Rhizome
Ligustilide found in Rhizome
Sedanolide found in Rhizome
Antiprostatitic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antiretinopathic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Antirheumatic
Calcium found in Rhizome (1710 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antisecretory
D-glucose found in Rhizome
Antiseptic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antispare-Tire
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antispasmodic
Butyl-phthalide found in Rhizome
Cnidilide found in Rhizome
Ligustilide found in Rhizome
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Potassium found in Rhizome (8750 ppm)
Antispasmophilic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Antistomatitic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antistress
Calcium found in Rhizome (1710 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Antistroke
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Potassium found in Rhizome (8750 ppm)
Antisyndrome-X
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Manganese found in Rhizome (30 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antitic
Calcium found in Rhizome (1710 ppm)
Antitinnitic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antitriglyceride
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antitumor
Sedanolide found in Rhizome
Antiulcer
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antiuterocontractant
Butyl-phthalide found in Rhizome
Anxiolytic
Calcium found in Rhizome (1710 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Potassium found in Rhizome (8750 ppm)
Astringent
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Atherogenic
Sucrose found in Rhizome
Beta-Blocker
Potassium found in Rhizome (8750 ppm)
CNS-Depressant
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Calcium-Antagonist
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Calcium-Channel-Blocker
Calcium found in Rhizome (1710 ppm)
Cardioprotective
Copper found in Rhizome (9 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Potassium found in Rhizome (8750 ppm)
Cardiotoxic
Potassium found in Rhizome (8750 ppm)
Collagenic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Collyrium
Sucrose found in Rhizome
Contraceptive
Copper found in Rhizome (9 ppm)
Copper-Antagonist
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Demulcent
Sucrose found in Rhizome
Deodorant
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Diuretic
Calcium found in Rhizome (1710 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Potassium found in Rhizome (8750 ppm)
Emmenagogue
Cnidilide found in Rhizome
Ergogenic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
FLavor
Sedanolide found in Rhizome
Flatugenic
Sucrose found in Rhizome
Fungicide
Butyl-phthalide found in Rhizome
Cnidilide found in Rhizome
Hypercholesterolemic
Sucrose found in Rhizome
Hypertensive
Sodium found in Rhizome (185 ppm)
Hypocholesterolemic
Calcium found in Rhizome (1710 ppm)
Copper found in Rhizome (9 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Hypoglycemic
Manganese found in Rhizome (30 ppm)
Hypotensive
Calcium found in Rhizome (1710 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Potassium found in Rhizome (8750 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Immunomodulator
Copper found in Rhizome (9 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Immunostimulant
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Immunosuppressant
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Insulinogenic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Laxative
Calcium found in Rhizome (1710 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Leptingenic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Litholytic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Mucogenic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Myorelaxant
Butyl-phthalide found in Rhizome
Ligustilide found in Rhizome
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
NF-kB-Inhibitor
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Neurotransmitter
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Pesticide
Butyl-phthalide found in Rhizome
Cnidilide found in Rhizome
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Preservative
Sucrose found in Rhizome
Prooxidant
Iron found in Rhizome (240 ppm)
Schizophrenigenic
Copper found in Rhizome (9 ppm)
Sedative
Butyl-phthalide found in Rhizome
Spermigenic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Sweetener
Sucrose found in Rhizome
Testosteronigenic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Tracheorelaxant
Butyl-phthalide found in Rhizome
Ligustilide found in Rhizome
Tranquilizer
Calcium found in Rhizome (1710 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Trichomonicide
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Triglycerigenic
Sucrose found in Rhizome
Uricogenic
Sucrose found in Rhizome
Uterorelaxant
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Vasodilator
Calcium found in Rhizome (1710 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (850 ppm)
Potassium found in Rhizome (8750 ppm)
Vulnerary
Sucrose found in Rhizome
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
Butyl-phthalide Rhizome
Butylidenphthalide Rhizome
Calcium Rhizome 1,710
Cnidilide Rhizome
Cnidium-lactone Rhizome
Copper Rhizome 9
D-fructose Rhizome
D-glucose Rhizome
Eo Rhizome 10,000 20,000
Iron Rhizome 240
Ligustilide Rhizome
Magnesium Rhizome 850
Manganese Rhizome 30
Neocnidilide Rhizome
Potassium Rhizome 8,750
Sedanolide Rhizome
Sedanonic-acid-anhydride Rhizome
Senkyunolide Rhizome
Sodium Rhizome 185
Sucrose Rhizome
Zinc Rhizome 16
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]