Cypripedium pubescens Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
large yellow lady's-slipper
Cypripedium pubescens

Medical use

Economic importance of Cypripedium pubescens

Medicines folklore

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Geografical distribution

  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Native
    • Eastern Canada: Canada - Newfoundland, Ontario, Quebec
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Indiana , Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois , Minnesota , Wisconsin
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - North Carolina , Virginia

Biological activities

ACE-Inhibitor
Gallic-acid found in Root
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
AP-1-Inhibitor
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
Absorbent
Starch found in Root
Acetylcholinergic
Glucose found in Root
Analgesic
Gallic-acid found in Root
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Angiotensin-Receptor-Blocker
Potassium found in Root (9340 ppm)
Anorexic
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
AntiAGE
Chromium found in Root (10 ppm)
AntiBPH
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
AntiCFS
Chromium found in Root (10 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
AntiHIV
Gallic-acid found in Root
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
AntiLyme
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
AntiMRSA
Gallic-acid found in Root
AntiMS
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
AntiNF-kB
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
AntiPMS
Calcium found in Root (16800 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Manganese found in Root (209 ppm)
Antiacne
Chromium found in Root (10 ppm)
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
Tin found in Root (33 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Antiacrodermatitic
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Antiadenovirus
Gallic-acid found in Root
Antiaggregant
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
Antiaging
Chromium found in Root (10 ppm)
Antiakathisic
Iron found in Root (117 ppm)
Antialcoholic
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Manganese found in Root (209 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Antiallergenic
Gallic-acid found in Root
Antiallergic
Calcium found in Root (16800 ppm)
Antialopecic
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Antialzheimeran
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Antianaphylactic
Gallic-acid found in Root
Antianemic
Iron found in Root (117 ppm)
Manganese found in Root (209 ppm)
Antianginal
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Antiangiogenic
Gallic-acid found in Root
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Antianorectic
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Antianorexic
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Antianxiety
Calcium found in Root (16800 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Antiarrhythmic
Calcium found in Root (16800 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Potassium found in Root (9340 ppm)
Antiarteriosclerotic
Silicon found in Root (222 ppm)
Antiarthritic
Calcium found in Root (16800 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Manganese found in Root (209 ppm)
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Antiasthmatic
Gallic-acid found in Root
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
Antiatherosclerotic
Calcium found in Root (16800 ppm)
Chromium found in Root (10 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
Antibacterial
Gallic-acid found in Root
Tin found in Root (33 ppm)
Antibronchitic
Gallic-acid found in Root
Anticancer
Gallic-acid found in Root
Anticanker
Iron found in Root (117 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Anticarcinomic
Gallic-acid found in Root
Anticataract
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Anticephalagic
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Anticheilitic
Iron found in Root (117 ppm)
Anticirrhotic
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
Anticlimacteric
Calcium found in Root (16800 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
Anticoeliac
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Anticold
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Anticolitic
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Anticonvulsant
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Anticorneotic
Chromium found in Root (10 ppm)
Anticoronary
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Antidandruff
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Antidementia
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Antidepressant
Calcium found in Root (16800 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Potassium found in Root (9340 ppm)
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
Antidiabetic
Chromium found in Root (10 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Manganese found in Root (209 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Antidiscotic
Manganese found in Root (209 ppm)
Antidysgeuzic
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Antidyskinetic
Manganese found in Root (209 ppm)
Antidysmenorrheic
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Antieczemic
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Antiedemic
Glucose found in Root
Antiencephalopathic
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Antiendometriotic
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Antienterotic
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Antiepileptic
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Manganese found in Root (209 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Antiescherichic
Gallic-acid found in Root
Antifatigue
Chromium found in Root (10 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Potassium found in Root (9340 ppm)
Antifibrinolytic
Gallic-acid found in Root
Antifibromyalgic
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Antifibrotic
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Antiflu
Gallic-acid found in Root
Antifuruncular
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Antigastrotic
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Antiglaucomic
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Antiglycosuric
Chromium found in Root (10 ppm)
Antigout
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
Antihangover
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Antihepatotoxic
Gallic-acid found in Root
Glucose found in Root
Antiherpetic
Gallic-acid found in Root
Antihyperkinetic
Calcium found in Root (16800 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Antihypertensive
Calcium found in Root (16800 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Potassium found in Root (9340 ppm)
Antihypoglycemic
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Antiimpotence
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Antiinfective
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Antiinfertility
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Antiinflammatory
Gallic-acid found in Root
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Antiinsomniac
Calcium found in Root (16800 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Antikeshan
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
Antiketotic
Glucose found in Root
Antileishmanic
Gallic-acid found in Root
Antilepric
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Antileukemic
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
Antileukonychic
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Antileukotriene
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
Antilithic
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Antilymphomic
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Antimaculitic
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Antimastalgic
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Antimelanomic
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
Antimenopausal
Calcium found in Root (16800 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
Antimenorrhagic
Iron found in Root (117 ppm)
Antimetastatic
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Antimigraine
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Antimitral-valve-prolapse
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Antimutagenic
Gallic-acid found in Root
Antimyalgic
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
Antinephrolytic
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Antinesidioblastosic
Starch found in Root
Antineuropathic
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Antineurotic
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Antinitrosaminic
Gallic-acid found in Root
Antinyctalopic
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Antiobesity
Calcium found in Root (16800 ppm)
Chromium found in Root (10 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Antionychyotic
Silicon found in Root (222 ppm)
Antiosteoarthritic
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
Antiosteoporotic
Calcium found in Root (16800 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Manganese found in Root (209 ppm)
Phosphorus found in Root (1230 ppm)
Silicon found in Root (222 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Antiototic
Manganese found in Root (209 ppm)
Antioxidant
Gallic-acid found in Root
Manganese found in Root (209 ppm)
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
Antiparkinsonian
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
Antiperiodontitic
Calcium found in Root (16800 ppm)
Gallic-acid found in Root
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Antiperoxidant
Gallic-acid found in Root
Antiplaque
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Antipolio
Gallic-acid found in Root
Antiprolactin
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Antiproliferant
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
Antiprostatitic
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Antiproteolytic
Gallic-acid found in Root
Antiradicular
Gallic-acid found in Root
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
Antiretinopathic
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Antirheumatic
Calcium found in Root (16800 ppm)
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Antiseptic
Gallic-acid found in Root
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Antisilicotic
Aluminum found in Root (238 ppm)
Antispare-Tire
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Antispasmodic
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Potassium found in Root (9340 ppm)
Antispasmophilic
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Antistaphylococcic
Gallic-acid found in Root
Antistomatitic
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Antistress
Calcium found in Root (16800 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Antistroke
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Potassium found in Root (9340 ppm)
Antisyndrome-X
Chromium found in Root (10 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Manganese found in Root (209 ppm)
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Antitic
Calcium found in Root (16800 ppm)
Antitinnitic
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Antitriglyceride
Chromium found in Root (10 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Antitumor-Promoter
Gallic-acid found in Root
Antitumor
Gallic-acid found in Root
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
Antiulcer
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Antiulcerogenic
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
Antivaginitic
Aluminum found in Root (238 ppm)
Antivaricose
Glucose found in Root
Antiviral
Gallic-acid found in Root
Anxiolytic
Calcium found in Root (16800 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Phosphorus found in Root (1230 ppm)
Potassium found in Root (9340 ppm)
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
Apoptotic
Gallic-acid found in Root
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
Astringent
Gallic-acid found in Root
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Bacteristat
Gallic-acid found in Root
Beta-Blocker
Potassium found in Root (9340 ppm)
Bronchodilator
Gallic-acid found in Root
CNS-Depressant
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Calcium-Antagonist
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Calcium-Channel-Blocker
Calcium found in Root (16800 ppm)
Cancer-Preventive
Gallic-acid found in Root
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
Candidicide
Aluminum found in Root (238 ppm)
Gallic-acid found in Root
Carcinogenic
Gallic-acid found in Root
Cardiomyopathogenic
Cobalt found in Root (9 ppm)
Cardioprotective
Chromium found in Root (10 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Potassium found in Root (9340 ppm)
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
Silicon found in Root (222 ppm)
Cardiotoxic
Potassium found in Root (9340 ppm)
Choleretic
Gallic-acid found in Root
Collagenic
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Copper-Antagonist
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Cyclooxygenase-Inhibitor
Gallic-acid found in Root
Cytotoxic
Gallic-acid found in Root
Deodorant
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Depressant
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
Diuretic
Calcium found in Root (16800 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Potassium found in Root (9340 ppm)
Emollient
Starch found in Root
Encephalopathic
Aluminum found in Root (238 ppm)
Energizer
Chromium found in Root (10 ppm)
Ergogenic
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Erythrocytogenic
Cobalt found in Root (9 ppm)
Floral-Inhibitor
Gallic-acid found in Root
Fungicide
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
Hemostat
Gallic-acid found in Root
Hepatoprotective
Gallic-acid found in Root
Hyperglycemic
Glucose found in Root
Hypertensive
Sodium found in Root
Hypocholesterolemic
Calcium found in Root (16800 ppm)
Chromium found in Root (10 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Hypoglycemic
Chromium found in Root (10 ppm)
Manganese found in Root (209 ppm)
Hypotensive
Calcium found in Root (16800 ppm)
Chromium found in Root (10 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Potassium found in Root (9340 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Immunomodulator
Chromium found in Root (10 ppm)
Gallic-acid found in Root
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Immunostimulant
Gallic-acid found in Root
Phosphorus found in Root (1230 ppm)
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Immunosuppressant
Gallic-acid found in Root
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Insulin-Sparing
Gallic-acid found in Root
Insulinogenic
Chromium found in Root (10 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Laxative
Calcium found in Root (16800 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Leptingenic
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Litholytic
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Memorigenic
Chromium found in Root (10 ppm)
Memory-Enhancer
Glucose found in Root
Mucogenic
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Myorelaxant
Gallic-acid found in Root
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
NF-kB-Inhibitor
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
NO-Inhibitor
Gallic-acid found in Root
Nephrotoxic
Gallic-acid found in Root
Neurotransmitter
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Ornithine-Decarboxylase-Inhibitor
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
Osteogenic
Phosphorus found in Root (1230 ppm)
Pesticide
Aluminum found in Root (238 ppm)
Gallic-acid found in Root
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
Tin found in Root (33 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Polyamine-Synthesis-Inhibitor
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
Poultice
Starch found in Root
Prooxidant
Iron found in Root (117 ppm)
Prostaglandin-Sparer
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
Protein-Kinase-C-Inhibitor
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
Spermigenic
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Styptic
Gallic-acid found in Root
Taenicide
Tin found in Root (33 ppm)
Testosteronigenic
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Topoisomerase-I-Inhibitor
Gallic-acid found in Root
Tranquilizer
Calcium found in Root (16800 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Trichomonicide
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Uterorelaxant
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
VEGF-Inhibitor
Selenium found in Root (49 ppm)
Vasodilator
Calcium found in Root (16800 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1090 ppm)
Potassium found in Root (9340 ppm)
Vulnerary
Zinc found in Root (67 ppm)
Xanthine-Oxidase-Inhibitor
Gallic-acid found in Root

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
Aluminum Root 238
Ash Root 58,000
Calcium Root 16,800
Chromium Root 10
Cobalt Root 9
Eo Root
Gallic-acid Root
Glucose Root
Gum Root
Iron Root 117
Magnesium Root 1,090
Manganese Root 209
Phosphorus Root 1,230
Potassium Root 9,340
Protein Root 113,000
Selenium Root 49
Silicon Root 222
Sodium Root
Starch Root
Tin Root 33
Zinc Root 67
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]