Glehnia littoralis Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
beach silvertop
Glehnia littoralis

Medical use

Economic importance of Glehnia littoralis

Food additives flavoring
Medicines folklore

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Geografical distribution

  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Native
    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Khabarovsk, Primorye, Sakhalin
    • China: China - Fujian, Guangdong, Hebei, Jiangsu, Liaoning, Shandong, Zhejiang
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku; Korea; Taiwan
    Cultivated
    • China: China
    • Eastern Asia: Japan; Korea
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Native
    • Subarctic America: United States - Alaska
    • Western Canada: Canada - British Columbia
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Oregon , Washington
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California

Biological activities

ACE-Inhibitor
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Aldose-Reductase-Inhibitor
Scopoletin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Allelochemic
Scopoletin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Analgesic
Scopoletin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Anesthetic
Scopoletin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Angiotensin-Receptor-Blocker
Potassium found in Root (13900 ppm)
AntiBPH
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
AntiCFS
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
AntiHIV
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
AntiLyme
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
AntiMS
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
AntiPMS
Calcium found in Root (1930 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Manganese found in Root (70 ppm)
Antiacne
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Antiacrodermatitic
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Antiadrenergic
Scopoletin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Antiaflatoxin
Imperatorin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Scopoletin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Xanthotoxin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Antiaggregant
Bergapten found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Imperatorin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Antiakathisic
Iron found in Root (820 ppm)
Antialcoholic
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Manganese found in Root (70 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Antiallergic
Calcium found in Root (1930 ppm)
Antialopecic
Imperatorin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Antialzheimeran
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Antianemic
Copper found in Root (15 ppm)
Iron found in Root (820 ppm)
Manganese found in Root (70 ppm)
Antianginal
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Antiangiogenic
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Antianorectic
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Antianorexic
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Antianxiety
Calcium found in Root (1930 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Antiapertif
Bergapten found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Antiarrhythmic
Calcium found in Root (1930 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Potassium found in Root (13900 ppm)
Scopoletin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Antiarthritic
Calcium found in Root (1930 ppm)
Copper found in Root (15 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Manganese found in Root (70 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Antiasthmatic
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Scopoletin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Antiatherosclerotic
Calcium found in Root (1930 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Antibacterial
Scopoletin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Xanthotoxin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Antibronchoconstrictor
Scopoletin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Anticanker
Iron found in Root (820 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Anticataract
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Anticephalagic
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Anticheilitic
Iron found in Root (820 ppm)
Anticholinergic
Scopoletin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Anticlimacteric
Calcium found in Root (1930 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Anticoeliac
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Anticold
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Anticolitic
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Anticonvulsant
Bergapten found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Imperatorin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Anticoronary
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Antidandruff
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Antidementia
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Antidepressant
Calcium found in Root (1930 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Potassium found in Root (13900 ppm)
Psoralen found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Antidermatitic
Xanthotoxin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Antidiabetic
Copper found in Root (15 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Manganese found in Root (70 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Antidiscotic
Manganese found in Root (70 ppm)
Antidysgeuzic
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Antidyskinetic
Manganese found in Root (70 ppm)
Antidysmenorrheic
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Antieczemic
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Antiedemic
Scopoletin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Antiencephalopathic
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Antiendometriotic
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Antienterotic
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Antiepileptic
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Manganese found in Root (70 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Antifatigue
Copper found in Root (15 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Potassium found in Root (13900 ppm)
Antifeedant
Scopoletin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Xanthotoxin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Antifibromyalgic
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Antifibrotic
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Antifuruncular
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Antigastrotic
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Antiglaucomic
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Antihangover
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Antihepatotoxic
Scopoletin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Antihistaminic
Bergapten found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Xanthotoxin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Xanthotoxol found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Antihyperkinetic
Calcium found in Root (1930 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Antihypertensive
Calcium found in Root (1930 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Potassium found in Root (13900 ppm)
Antihypoglycemic
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Antiimpotence
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Antiinfective
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Antiinfertility
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Antiinflammatory
Bergapten found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Copper found in Root (15 ppm)
Imperatorin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Scopoletin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Xanthotoxin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Antiinsomniac
Calcium found in Root (1930 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Antijet-lag
Bergapten found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Antikeratotic
Xanthotoxin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Antilepric
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Antileukodermic
Bergapten found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Imperatorin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Psoralen found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Antileukonychic
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Antileukotrienogenic
Scopoletin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Antilithic
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Antilymphomic
Xanthotoxin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Antimaculitic
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Antimastalgic
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Antimenopausal
Calcium found in Root (1930 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Antimenorrhagic
Iron found in Root (820 ppm)
Antimetastatic
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Antimigraine
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Antimitotic
Bergapten found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Imperatorin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Psoralen found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Xanthotoxin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Xanthotoxol found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Antimitral-valve-prolapse
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Antimutagenic
Imperatorin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Psoralen found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Scopoletin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Xanthotoxin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Antimycotic
Xanthotoxin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Antinephrolytic
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Antineurotic
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Antinicotinic
Xanthotoxol found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Antinociceptive
Copper found in Root (15 ppm)
Antinyctalopic
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Antiobesity
Calcium found in Root (1930 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Antiosteoporotic
Calcium found in Root (1930 ppm)
Copper found in Root (15 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Manganese found in Root (70 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Antiototic
Manganese found in Root (70 ppm)
Antioxidant
Manganese found in Root (70 ppm)
Scopoletin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Antiperiodontitic
Calcium found in Root (1930 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Antipityriasic
Xanthotoxin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Antiplaque
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Antiplatelet
Bergapten found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Imperatorin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Antiprolactin
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Antiproliferant
Scopoletin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Antiprostaglandin
Scopoletin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Antiprostatitic
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Antipruritic
Xanthotoxin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Antipsoriac
Bergapten found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Psoralen found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Xanthotoxin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Antirheumatic
Calcium found in Root (1930 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Antiscleromyxoedemic
Xanthotoxin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Antiseptic
Scopoletin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Antispare-Tire
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Antispasmodic
Bergapten found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Potassium found in Root (13900 ppm)
Psoralen found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Scopoletin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Xanthotoxin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Antispasmophilic
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Antistomatitic
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Antistress
Calcium found in Root (1930 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Antistroke
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Potassium found in Root (13900 ppm)
Antisyndrome-X
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Manganese found in Root (70 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Antitic
Calcium found in Root (1930 ppm)
Antitinnitic
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Antitriglyceride
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Antitubercular
Psoralen found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Antitumor-Promoter
Imperatorin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Psoralen found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Xanthotoxin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Antitumor
Bergapten found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Psoralen found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Scopoletin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Antiulcer
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Antivitiligic
Imperatorin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Xanthotoxin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Anxiolytic
Calcium found in Root (1930 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Potassium found in Root (13900 ppm)
Apoptotic
Scopoletin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Artemicide
Psoralen found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Xanthotoxin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Astringent
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Bacteriophagicide
Psoralen found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Beta-Blocker
Potassium found in Root (13900 ppm)
Bronchorelaxant
Scopoletin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Bufocide
Imperatorin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Xanthotoxin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
CNS-Depressant
Bergapten found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Scopoletin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
CNS-Stimulant
Scopoletin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Calcium-Antagonist
Bergapten found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Imperatorin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Phellopterin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Psoralen found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Xanthotoxin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Calcium-Channel-Blocker
Calcium found in Root (1930 ppm)
Cancer-Preventive
Bergapten found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Imperatorin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Psoralen found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Scopoletin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Xanthotoxin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Xanthotoxol found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Carcinogenic
Bergapten found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Cardioprotective
Copper found in Root (15 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Potassium found in Root (13900 ppm)
Cardiotoxic
Potassium found in Root (13900 ppm)
Cholagogue
Scopoletin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Choleretic
Scopoletin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Clastogenic
Bergapten found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Collagenic
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Contraceptive
Copper found in Root (15 ppm)
Psoralen found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Copper-Antagonist
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Cytochrome-P450-Inhibitor
Imperatorin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Cytotoxic
Psoralen found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Scopoletin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Xanthotoxin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Xanthotoxol found in Rhizome ;found in Root
DME-Inhibitor
Bergapten found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Imperatorin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Deodorant
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Dermatitigenic
Xanthotoxin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Diuretic
Calcium found in Root (1930 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Potassium found in Root (13900 ppm)
Emetic
Xanthotoxin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Ergogenic
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Fungicide
Psoralen found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Scopoletin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Xanthotoxin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Fungistat
Xanthotoxin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Genotoxic
Psoralen found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Hepatoprotective
Imperatorin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Scopoletin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Xanthotoxin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Hepatotoxic
Imperatorin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Herbicide
Scopoletin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Xanthotoxin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Hypertensive
Sodium found in Root (425 ppm)
Hypertrichotic
Xanthotoxin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Hypocholesterolemic
Calcium found in Root (1930 ppm)
Copper found in Root (15 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Hypoglycemic
Manganese found in Root (70 ppm)
Scopoletin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Hypotensive
Bergapten found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Calcium found in Root (1930 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Potassium found in Root (13900 ppm)
Psoralen found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Scopoletin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Immunomodulator
Copper found in Root (15 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Immunostimulant
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Immunosuppressant
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Insecticide
Bergapten found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Psoralen found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Xanthotoxin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Insulinogenic
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Laxative
Calcium found in Root (1930 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Leptingenic
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Lipolytic
Bergapten found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Imperatorin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Phellopterin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Xanthotoxin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Litholytic
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
MAO-A-Inhibitor
Psoralen found in Rhizome ;found in Root
MAO-B-Inhibitor
Psoralen found in Rhizome ;found in Root
MAO-Inhibitor
Scopoletin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Molluscicide
Bergapten found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Imperatorin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Xanthotoxin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Mucogenic
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Musculotropic
Scopoletin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Mutagenic
Bergapten found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Psoralen found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Myorelaxant
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Scopoletin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
NF-kB-Inhibitor
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Neurotransmitter
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Pesticide
Bergapten found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Psoralen found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Scopoletin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Xanthotoxin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Photocarcinogenic
Psoralen found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Phototoxic
Bergapten found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Psoralen found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Phytoalexin
Psoralen found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Scopoletin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Xanthotoxin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Phytohormonal
Scopoletin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Piscicide
Bergapten found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Imperatorin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Xanthotoxin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Prooxidant
Iron found in Root (820 ppm)
Schizophrenigenic
Copper found in Root (15 ppm)
Sedative
Imperatorin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Spermigenic
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Testosteronigenic
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Topoisomerase-II-Inhibitor
Psoralen found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Tranquilizer
Calcium found in Root (1930 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Trichomonicide
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)
Uterorelaxant
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Uterosedative
Scopoletin found in Rhizome ;found in Root
Vasodilator
Calcium found in Root (1930 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (1650 ppm)
Potassium found in Root (13900 ppm)
Vulnerary
Zinc found in Root (26 ppm)

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
7-o-(3,3-dimethylallyl)-scopoletin Rhizome
Root
8-(1,1-dimethylallyl)-5-hydroxypsoralen Rhizome
Root
8-geranyloxypsoralen Rhizome
Root
Alloisoimperatorin Rhizome
Root
Bergapten Rhizome
Root
Bergaptin Rhizome
Root
Calcium Root 1,930
Cnidilin Rhizome
Root
Copper Root 15
Imperatorin Rhizome
Root
Iron Root 820
Magnesium Root 1,650
Manganese Root 70
Marmesin Rhizome
Root
Osthenol-7-o-beta-gentiobioside Rhizome
Root
Phellopterin Rhizome
Root
Potassium Root 13,900
Psoralen Rhizome
Root
Scopoletin Rhizome
Root
Sodium Root 425
Xanthotoxin Rhizome
Root
Xanthotoxol Rhizome
Root
Zinc Root 26
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]