Diospyros digyna Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
black persimmon black sapote
Diospyros digyna

Economic importance of Diospyros digyna

Human food fruit
Medicines folklore

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Geografical distribution

  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Native
    • Mesoamerica: Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    • Western South America: Colombia

Biological activities

Acidulant
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Aldose-Reductase-Inhibitor
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Allergenic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (6 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Analgesic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Angiotensin-Receptor-Blocker
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
AntiAGE
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
AntiCFS
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
AntiCTS
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
AntiLyme
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (1.5 ppm)
AntiPMS
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (6 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (1070 ppm)
Antiacne
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (6 ppm)
Antiacrodynic
Niacin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Antiaggregant
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Antiaging
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (6 ppm)
Antiakathisic
Iron found in Fruit (18 ppm)
Antiallergic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (1070 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Antialzheimeran
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Antiamblyopic
Niacin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Antianemic
Iron found in Fruit (18 ppm)
Antianginal
Niacin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Antianxiety
Calcium found in Fruit (1070 ppm)
Antiarabiflavinotic
Riboflavin found in Fruit (1.5 ppm)
Antiarrhythmic
Calcium found in Fruit (1070 ppm)
Antiarthritic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (6 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (1070 ppm)
Antiasthmatic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (6 ppm)
Antiatherosclerotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (1070 ppm)
Antibacterial
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Anticancer
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (6 ppm)
Anticanker
Iron found in Fruit (18 ppm)
Anticarcinomic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (6 ppm)
Anticarpal-Tunnel
Riboflavin found in Fruit (1.5 ppm)
Anticataract
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (1.5 ppm)
Anticephalagic
Riboflavin found in Fruit (1.5 ppm)
Anticervicaldysplasic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (6 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (1.5 ppm)
Anticheilitic
Iron found in Fruit (18 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (1.5 ppm)
Antichilblain
Niacin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Anticlimacteric
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (1070 ppm)
Anticold
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Anticonvulsant
Niacin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Anticoronary
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (6 ppm)
Antidecubitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (1.5 ppm)
Antidementia
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Antidepressant
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (1070 ppm)
Antidermatitic
Niacin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Antidiabetic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Antidysphagic
Niacin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Antieczemic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Antiedemic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Antiencephalitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Antiendometriotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Antiepileptic
Niacin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Antifatigue
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Antifibrotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Antigallstone
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Antigastritic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Antigingivitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Antiglaucomic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Antiglossitic
Riboflavin found in Fruit (1.5 ppm)
Antihangover
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Antihemorrhagic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Antihepatitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Antihepatotoxic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Antiherpetic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Antihistaminic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Antihyperactivity
Niacin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Antihyperkeratotic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (6 ppm)
Antihyperkinetic
Calcium found in Fruit (1070 ppm)
Antihypertensive
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (1070 ppm)
Antiichythyotic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (6 ppm)
Antiinfertility
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Antiinflammatory
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Antiinsomniac
Calcium found in Fruit (1070 ppm)
Antiinsomnic
Niacin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Antikeratitic
Riboflavin found in Fruit (1.5 ppm)
Antilepric
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Antileukoplakic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (6 ppm)
Antilipoperoxidant
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (6 ppm)
Antilithic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Antilupus
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (6 ppm)
Antimaculitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (6 ppm)
Antimastitic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (6 ppm)
Antimeasles
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Antimenopausal
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (1070 ppm)
Antimenorrhagic
Iron found in Fruit (18 ppm)
Antimigraine
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (1.5 ppm)
Antimutagenic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (6 ppm)
Antineuralgic
Niacin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Antineuramidase
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Antinitrosic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Antiobesity
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (1070 ppm)
Antiorchitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Antiosteoarthritic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Antiosteoporotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (1070 ppm)
Phosphorus found in Fruit (1120 ppm)
Antioxidant
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (6 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (1.5 ppm)
Antiozenic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (6 ppm)
Antipapillomic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (6 ppm)
Antiparkinsonian
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Antiparotitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Antipellagric
Niacin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (1.5 ppm)
Antiperiodontitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (1070 ppm)
Antiphotophobic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (6 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (1.5 ppm)
Antipityriasic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (6 ppm)
Antipneumonic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Antipodriac
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Antipoliomyelitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Antiporphyric
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (6 ppm)
Antiproliferant
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (6 ppm)
Antipsoriac
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (6 ppm)
Antipyretic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Antiradicular
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (6 ppm)
Antiretinotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Antirheumatic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (6 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (1070 ppm)
Antirhinitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Antiscorbutic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Antiscotomic
Niacin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Antiseptic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Antishingles
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Antispasmodic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Antistress
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (6 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (1070 ppm)
Antisyndrome-X
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Antitic
Calcium found in Fruit (1070 ppm)
Antitumor
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (6 ppm)
Antiulcer
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (6 ppm)
Antivertigo
Niacin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Antiviral
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Antixerophthalmic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (6 ppm)
Anxiolytic
Calcium found in Fruit (1070 ppm)
Phosphorus found in Fruit (1120 ppm)
Apoptotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Asthma-preventive
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Beta-Glucuronidase-Inhibitor
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
COX-1-Inhibitor
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (6 ppm)
COX-2-Inhibitor
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (6 ppm)
Calcium-Antagonist
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Calcium-Channel-Blocker
Calcium found in Fruit (1070 ppm)
Cancer-Preventive
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (6 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (1.5 ppm)
Cardioprotective
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Chemopreventive
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (6 ppm)
Circulotonic
Niacin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Cold-preventive
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Collagenic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Colorant
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (6 ppm)
Detoxicant
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Diuretic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (1070 ppm)
Fibrinolytic
Niacin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Fistula-Preventive
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Gastroprotective
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (6 ppm)
Hepatoprotective
Niacin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Hepatotoxic
Niacin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Hypocholesterolemic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (1070 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Hypoglycemic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Hypolipidemic
Niacin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Hypotensive
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (1070 ppm)
Immunomodulator
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Immunostimulant
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (6 ppm)
Phosphorus found in Fruit (1120 ppm)
Interferon-Synergist
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (6 ppm)
Interferonogenic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Laxative
Calcium found in Fruit (1070 ppm)
Lithogenic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Mucogenic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (6 ppm)
Mucolytic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Osteogenic
Phosphorus found in Fruit (1120 ppm)
Pesticide
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Phagocytotic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (6 ppm)
Prooxidant
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (6 ppm)
Iron found in Fruit (18 ppm)
Sedative
Niacin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Serotoninergic
Niacin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Thymoprotective
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (6 ppm)
Tranquilizer
Calcium found in Fruit (1070 ppm)
Ubiquiot
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (6 ppm)
Uricosuric
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Urinary-Acidulant
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Vasodilator
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (1070 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Vulnerary
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (9330 ppm)

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
Ascorbic-acid Fruit 1,915 9,330
Ash Fruit 3,700 29,210
Beta-carotene Fruit 2 6
Calcium Fruit 220 1,070
Carbohydrates Fruit 128,500 735,635
Fat Fruit 100 485
Iron Fruit 3 18
Niacin Fruit 2 10
Phosphorus Fruit 230 1,120
Protein Fruit 6,200 33,590
Riboflavin Fruit 0.3 1.5
Water Fruit 794,600 831,000
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]