Eryngium foetidum Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
false coriander fitweed shadow-beni stinkweed
Eryngium foetidum

Medical use

Economic importance of Eryngium foetidum

Food additives flavoring
Medicines folklore

Gallery

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Geografical distribution

  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Native
    • Mexico
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Native
    • Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda; Barbados; Cuba; Dominica; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Jamaica; Martinique; Montserrat; Puerto Rico; St. Kitts and Nevis; St. Lucia; St. Vincent and Grenadines; Trinidad and Tobago
    • Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    • Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Western South America: Bolivia; Peru

Biological activities

Allelochemic
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (25 ppm)
Allergenic
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (25 ppm)
Analgesic
P-cymene found in Plant (22.5 ppm)
Antiacetylcholinesterase
P-cymene found in Plant (22.5 ppm)
Antiacne
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (25 ppm)
Antibacillary
P-cymene found in Plant (22.5 ppm)
Antibacterial
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (25 ppm)
Lauric-acid found in Plant (50 ppm)
P-cymene found in Plant (22.5 ppm)
Antifeedant
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (25 ppm)
Antiflu
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (25 ppm)
P-cymene found in Plant (22.5 ppm)
Antiinflammatory
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (25 ppm)
Antioxidant
Lauric-acid found in Plant (50 ppm)
Antipneumonic
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (25 ppm)
Antirheumatalgic
P-cymene found in Plant (22.5 ppm)
Antiseptic
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (25 ppm)
Furfural found in Plant
Antisickling
3,4-dimethylbenzoic-acid found in Plant (20 ppm)
Antispasmodic
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (25 ppm)
Antistaphylococcic
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (25 ppm)
Antiviral
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (25 ppm)
Lauric-acid found in Plant (50 ppm)
P-cymene found in Plant (22.5 ppm)
COX-1-Inhibitor
Lauric-acid found in Plant (50 ppm)
COX-2-Inhibitor
Lauric-acid found in Plant (50 ppm)
Cancer-Preventive
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (25 ppm)
Candidicide
Lauric-acid found in Plant (50 ppm)
Coleoptophile
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (25 ppm)
Expectorant
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (25 ppm)
FLavor
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (25 ppm)
Furfural found in Plant
P-cymene found in Plant (22.5 ppm)
Fungicide
Capric-acid found in Plant (10 ppm)
Furfural found in Plant
P-cymene found in Plant (22.5 ppm)
Herbicide
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (25 ppm)
P-cymene found in Plant (22.5 ppm)
Hypercholesterolemic
Lauric-acid found in Plant (50 ppm)
Insecticide
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (25 ppm)
Furfural found in Plant
Insectifuge
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (25 ppm)
P-cymene found in Plant (22.5 ppm)
Insectiphile
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (25 ppm)
Irritant
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (25 ppm)
Capric-acid found in Plant (10 ppm)
Furfural found in Plant
P-cymene found in Plant (22.5 ppm)
Laxative
P-cymene found in Plant (22.5 ppm)
P450-2B1-Inhibitor
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (25 ppm)
Perfumery
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (25 ppm)
Pesticide
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (25 ppm)
Capric-acid found in Plant (10 ppm)
Furfural found in Plant
P-cymene found in Plant (22.5 ppm)
Sedative
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (25 ppm)
P-cymene found in Plant (22.5 ppm)
Spasmogenic
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (25 ppm)
Tranquilizer
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (25 ppm)
Transdermal
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (25 ppm)
Trichomonicide
P-cymene found in Plant (22.5 ppm)

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
2,4,5-trimethylbenzaldehyde Leaf Essent. Oil 210,000
Plant 50 100
2-dodecen-1-al Essential Oil 460,000 600,000
2-dodecenoic-acid Essential Oil 160,000
3,4-dimethylbenzoic-acid Plant 4 20
4-hydroxy-3,5-dimethylacetophenone Plant 50 100
5-dodecanone Plant 50 100
Alpha-pinene Plant 5 25
Beta-farnesene Seed Essent. Oil 100,000
Capric-acid Plant 2 10
Carotol Seed Essent. Oil 190,000
Leaf Essent. Oil 100,000
Decanal Plant 4 20
Eo Plant 200 400
Fenquilic-alcohol Plant
Flavonoids Plant
Furfural Plant
Hexadecanoic-acid Leaf Essent. Oil 120,000
Lauric-acid Plant 10 50
P-cymene Plant 4.5 22.5
Saponin Root
Saponosides Plant
Sesquiterpene-ketone Plant
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]