Elaeagnus pungens Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
spiny oleaster

Elaeagnus pungens is a species of flowering plant in the family Elaeagnaceae, known by the common names thorny olive and silverthorn; also by the family name "oleaster". It is native to Asia, including China and Japan. It is present in the southeastern United States as an introduced species, a common landscaping and ornamental plant, and sometimes an invasive species.

Elaeagnus pungens

Medical use

Economic importance of Elaeagnus pungens

Environmental ornamental

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Geografical distribution

  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Native
    • China: China - Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Zhejiang
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku

Biological activities

Abortifacient
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Aldose-Reductase-Inhibitor
Vanillic-acid found in Plant
Allelopathic
Vanillic-acid found in Plant
Analgesic
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Androgenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Angiogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Anorexic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Anthelmintic
Vanillic-acid found in Plant
AntiEBV
Lupeol found in Leaf
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
AntiHIV
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
AntiPGE2
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
AntiTGF-beta
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Antiadenomic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Antiallergic
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Antialzheimeran
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Antiandrogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Antiangiogenic
Lupeol found in Leaf
Antiarrhythmic
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Antiarthritic
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Antiatherosclerotic
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Antibacterial
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Vanillic-acid found in Plant
Anticancer
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Vanillic-acid found in Plant
Anticarcinomic
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Anticariogenic
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Anticholestatic
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Anticomplement
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Antidiabetic
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Antiedemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Lupeol found in Leaf
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Antiescherichic
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Antiestrogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Antifatigue
Vanillic-acid found in Plant
Antifeedant
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Antifertility
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Antifibrosarcomic
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Antiflu
Lupeol found in Leaf
Antigingivitic
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Antigonadotrophic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Antihepatotoxic
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Antihistaminic
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Antihyperglycemic
Lupeol found in Leaf
Antihyperlipidemic
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Antihyperlipoproteinaemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Antiinflammatory
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Lupeol found in Leaf
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Vanillic-acid found in Plant
Antiischemic
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Antileishmanic
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Antileukemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Vanillic-acid found in Plant
Antileukotriene
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Antilithic
Lupeol found in Leaf
Antilymphomic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Antimalarial
Lupeol found in Leaf
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Antimetastatic
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Antimutagenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Antinephritic
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Antiophidic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Antioxalate
Lupeol found in Leaf
Antioxidant
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Lupeol found in Leaf
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Vanillic-acid found in Plant
Antiperiodontic
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Antiperoxidant
Lupeol found in Leaf
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Vanillic-acid found in Plant
Antiplaque
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Antiplasmodial
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Antiprogestational
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Antiproliferative
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Antiprostaglandin
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Lupeol found in Leaf
Antiprostatadenomic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Antiprostatitic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Antipyretic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Antiradicular
Vanillic-acid found in Plant
Antirheumatic
Lupeol found in Leaf
Antisarcomic
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Antiseptic
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Vanillic-acid found in Plant
Antisickling
Vanillic-acid found in Plant
Antistaphylococcic
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Antithromboxane
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Antitrypanosomic
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Antitumor-Promoter
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Vanillic-acid found in Plant
Antitumor
Lupeol found in Leaf
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Vanillic-acid found in Plant
Antiulcer
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Antiurethrotic
Lupeol found in Leaf
Antiviral
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Lupeol found in Leaf
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Apoptotic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Aromatase-Inhibitor
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Artemicide
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Ascaricide
Vanillic-acid found in Plant
Beta-Blocker
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Beta-Glucuronidase-Inhibitor
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
CNS-Depressant
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
COX-2-Inhibitor
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Cancer-Preventive
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Vanillic-acid found in Plant
Candidicide
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Cardioprotective
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Cardiotonic
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Caspase-8-Inducer
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Choleretic
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Vanillic-acid found in Plant
Cyclooxygenase-Inhibitor
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Cytotoxic
Lupeol found in Leaf
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Diuretic
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Elastase-Inhibitor
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Estrogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
FPTase-Inhibitor
Lupeol found in Leaf
Febrifuge
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Fungicide
Vanillic-acid found in Plant
Gonadotrophic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Hepatoprotective
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Hypocholesterolemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Hypoglycemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Hypolipemic
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Hypolipidemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Hypotensive
Lupeol found in Leaf
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Immunomodulator
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Immunosuppressant
Vanillic-acid found in Plant
Laxative
Vanillic-acid found in Plant
Leucocytogenic
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Lipoxygenase-Inhibitor
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
MMP-9-Inhibitor
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
NF-kB-Inhibitor
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Ornithine-Decarboxylase-Inhibitor
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Pesticide
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Lupeol found in Leaf
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Vanillic-acid found in Plant
Phagocytotic
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Piscicide
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Potassium-Sparing
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Prostaglandin-Synthesis-Inhibitor
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Protease-Inhibitor
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Protisticide
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Quinone-Reductase-Inducer
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Sedative
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Sodium-Sparing
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Spermicide
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
TOPO-2-Inhibitor
Lupeol found in Leaf
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Trypanocide
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf
Ubiquiot
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Vanillic-acid found in Plant
Ulcerogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Uterotonic
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Vasopressor
Oleanolic-acid found in Leaf
Ursolic-acid found in Leaf

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
3,7-dimethylkaempferol Leaf
Beta-sitosterol Leaf
Kumatakenin Leaf
Lupeol Leaf
Oleanolic-acid Leaf
Ursolic-acid Leaf
Vanillic-acid Plant
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]