Gliricidia sepium Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
Nicaraguan cocoashade quick-stick

Gliricidia sepium, often simply referred to as Gliricidia, is a medium size leguminous tree belonging to the family Fabaceae. It is considered as the second most important multi-purpose legume tree, surpassed only by Leucaena leucocephala.

Gliricidia sepium

Medical use

Economic importance of Gliricidia sepium

Bee plants honey production
Environmental agroforestry shade/shelter soil improver
Animal food potential as forage
Fuels charcoal fuelwod
Materials wod
Medicines folklore

Gallery

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Geografical distribution

  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Native
    • Mexico
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Native
    • Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua

Biological activities

Acidulant
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Aldose-Reductase-Inhibitor
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Allergenic
Beta-carotene found in Flower (5 ppm)
Niacin found in Flower (43 ppm);found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Analgesic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Thiamin found in Flower (8 ppm);found in Leaf (9 ppm)
Angiotensin-Receptor-Blocker
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Fiber found in Flower (166000 ppm);found in Leaf (85000 ppm)
AntiAGE
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
AntiCFS
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
AntiCTS
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
AntiLyme
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Niacin found in Flower (43 ppm);found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Flower (6 ppm);found in Leaf (5 ppm)
Thiamin found in Flower (8 ppm);found in Leaf (9 ppm)
AntiPMS
Beta-carotene found in Flower (5 ppm)
Calcium found in Flower (1570 ppm);found in Leaf (1110 ppm)
Antiacne
Beta-carotene found in Flower (5 ppm)
Antiacrodynic
Niacin found in Flower (43 ppm);found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Antiaggregant
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Antiaging
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Flower (5 ppm)
Antiakathisic
Iron found in Flower (129 ppm);found in Leaf (52 ppm)
Antialcoholic
Thiamin found in Flower (8 ppm);found in Leaf (9 ppm)
Antiallergic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Calcium found in Flower (1570 ppm);found in Leaf (1110 ppm)
Niacin found in Flower (43 ppm);found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Antialzheimeran
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Niacin found in Flower (43 ppm);found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Thiamin found in Flower (8 ppm);found in Leaf (9 ppm)
Antiamblyopic
Niacin found in Flower (43 ppm);found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Antianemic
Iron found in Flower (129 ppm);found in Leaf (52 ppm)
Antianginal
Niacin found in Flower (43 ppm);found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Antianorectic
Thiamin found in Flower (8 ppm);found in Leaf (9 ppm)
Antianxiety
Calcium found in Flower (1570 ppm);found in Leaf (1110 ppm)
Antiarabiflavinotic
Riboflavin found in Flower (6 ppm);found in Leaf (5 ppm)
Antiarrhythmic
Calcium found in Flower (1570 ppm);found in Leaf (1110 ppm)
Antiarthritic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Flower (5 ppm)
Calcium found in Flower (1570 ppm);found in Leaf (1110 ppm)
Antiasthmatic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Flower (5 ppm)
Antiatherosclerotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Calcium found in Flower (1570 ppm);found in Leaf (1110 ppm)
Antibackache
Thiamin found in Flower (8 ppm);found in Leaf (9 ppm)
Antibacterial
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Antiberiberi
Thiamin found in Flower (8 ppm);found in Leaf (9 ppm)
Anticancer
Beta-carotene found in Flower (5 ppm)
Anticanker
Iron found in Flower (129 ppm);found in Leaf (52 ppm)
Thiamin found in Flower (8 ppm);found in Leaf (9 ppm)
Anticarcinomic
Beta-carotene found in Flower (5 ppm)
Anticardiospasmic
Thiamin found in Flower (8 ppm);found in Leaf (9 ppm)
Anticarpal-Tunnel
Riboflavin found in Flower (6 ppm);found in Leaf (5 ppm)
Anticataract
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Niacin found in Flower (43 ppm);found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Flower (6 ppm);found in Leaf (5 ppm)
Thiamin found in Flower (8 ppm);found in Leaf (9 ppm)
Anticephalagic
Riboflavin found in Flower (6 ppm);found in Leaf (5 ppm)
Anticervicaldysplasic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Flower (5 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Flower (6 ppm);found in Leaf (5 ppm)
Anticheilitic
Iron found in Flower (129 ppm);found in Leaf (52 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Flower (6 ppm);found in Leaf (5 ppm)
Antichilblain
Niacin found in Flower (43 ppm);found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Anticlimacteric
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Calcium found in Flower (1570 ppm);found in Leaf (1110 ppm)
Anticold
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Anticolitic
Thiamin found in Flower (8 ppm);found in Leaf (9 ppm)
Anticonvulsant
Niacin found in Flower (43 ppm);found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Anticoronary
Beta-carotene found in Flower (5 ppm)
Antidecubitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Flower (6 ppm);found in Leaf (5 ppm)
Thiamin found in Flower (8 ppm);found in Leaf (9 ppm)
Antideliriant
Thiamin found in Flower (8 ppm);found in Leaf (9 ppm)
Antidementia
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Niacin found in Flower (43 ppm);found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Thiamin found in Flower (8 ppm);found in Leaf (9 ppm)
Antidepressant
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Calcium found in Flower (1570 ppm);found in Leaf (1110 ppm)
Antidermatitic
Niacin found in Flower (43 ppm);found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Antidiabetic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Fiber found in Flower (166000 ppm);found in Leaf (85000 ppm)
Niacin found in Flower (43 ppm);found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Antidyspeptic
Thiamin found in Flower (8 ppm);found in Leaf (9 ppm)
Antidysphagic
Niacin found in Flower (43 ppm);found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Antieczemic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Antiedemic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Antiencephalitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Antiencephalopathic
Thiamin found in Flower (8 ppm);found in Leaf (9 ppm)
Antiendometriotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Antiepileptic
Niacin found in Flower (43 ppm);found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Antifatigue
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Thiamin found in Flower (8 ppm);found in Leaf (9 ppm)
Antifibrotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Antigallstone
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Antigastritic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Thiamin found in Flower (8 ppm);found in Leaf (9 ppm)
Antigingivitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Antiglaucomic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Antiglossitic
Riboflavin found in Flower (6 ppm);found in Leaf (5 ppm)
Antihangover
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Niacin found in Flower (43 ppm);found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Thiamin found in Flower (8 ppm);found in Leaf (9 ppm)
Antiheartburn
Thiamin found in Flower (8 ppm);found in Leaf (9 ppm)
Antihemorrhagic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Antihepatitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Antihepatotoxic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Antiherpetic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Thiamin found in Flower (8 ppm);found in Leaf (9 ppm)
Antihistaminic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Niacin found in Flower (43 ppm);found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Antihyperactivity
Niacin found in Flower (43 ppm);found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Antihyperkeratotic
Beta-carotene found in Flower (5 ppm)
Antihyperkinetic
Calcium found in Flower (1570 ppm);found in Leaf (1110 ppm)
Antihypertensive
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Calcium found in Flower (1570 ppm);found in Leaf (1110 ppm)
Fiber found in Flower (166000 ppm);found in Leaf (85000 ppm)
Antiichythyotic
Beta-carotene found in Flower (5 ppm)
Antiinfertility
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Antiinflammatory
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Antiinsomniac
Calcium found in Flower (1570 ppm);found in Leaf (1110 ppm)
Antiinsomnic
Niacin found in Flower (43 ppm);found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Antikeratitic
Riboflavin found in Flower (6 ppm);found in Leaf (5 ppm)
Antilepric
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Antileukoplakic
Beta-carotene found in Flower (5 ppm)
Antilipoperoxidant
Beta-carotene found in Flower (5 ppm)
Antilithic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Antilupus
Beta-carotene found in Flower (5 ppm)
Antimaculitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Flower (5 ppm)
Antimastitic
Beta-carotene found in Flower (5 ppm)
Antimeasles
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Antimenopausal
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Calcium found in Flower (1570 ppm);found in Leaf (1110 ppm)
Antimigraine
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Flower (6 ppm);found in Leaf (5 ppm)
Thiamin found in Flower (8 ppm);found in Leaf (9 ppm)
Antimutagenic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Flower (5 ppm)
Antimyocarditic
Thiamin found in Flower (8 ppm);found in Leaf (9 ppm)
Antineuralgic
Niacin found in Flower (43 ppm);found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Thiamin found in Flower (8 ppm);found in Leaf (9 ppm)
Antineuramidase
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Antineurasthenic
Thiamin found in Flower (8 ppm);found in Leaf (9 ppm)
Antineuritic
Thiamin found in Flower (8 ppm);found in Leaf (9 ppm)
Antineuropathic
Thiamin found in Flower (8 ppm);found in Leaf (9 ppm)
Antinitrosic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Antiobesity
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Calcium found in Flower (1570 ppm);found in Leaf (1110 ppm)
Fiber found in Flower (166000 ppm);found in Leaf (85000 ppm)
Antiorchitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Antiosteoarthritic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Antiosteoporotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Calcium found in Flower (1570 ppm);found in Leaf (1110 ppm)
Phosphorus found in Flower (2645 ppm);found in Leaf (2220 ppm)
Antioxidant
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Flower (5 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Flower (6 ppm);found in Leaf (5 ppm)
Robinetin found in Wood
Antiozenic
Beta-carotene found in Flower (5 ppm)
Antipapillomic
Beta-carotene found in Flower (5 ppm)
Antiparkinsonian
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Niacin found in Flower (43 ppm);found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Antiparotitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Antipellagric
Niacin found in Flower (43 ppm);found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Flower (6 ppm);found in Leaf (5 ppm)
Antiperiodontitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Calcium found in Flower (1570 ppm);found in Leaf (1110 ppm)
Antiphotophobic
Beta-carotene found in Flower (5 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Flower (6 ppm);found in Leaf (5 ppm)
Antipityriasic
Beta-carotene found in Flower (5 ppm)
Antipneumonic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Antipodriac
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Antipoliomyelitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Thiamin found in Flower (8 ppm);found in Leaf (9 ppm)
Antiporphyric
Beta-carotene found in Flower (5 ppm)
Antiproliferant
Beta-carotene found in Flower (5 ppm)
Antipsoriac
Beta-carotene found in Flower (5 ppm)
Antipyretic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Antiradicular
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Flower (5 ppm)
Antiretinotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Antirheumatic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Flower (5 ppm)
Calcium found in Flower (1570 ppm);found in Leaf (1110 ppm)
Antirhinitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Antiscorbutic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Antiscotomic
Niacin found in Flower (43 ppm);found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Antiseptic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Antishingles
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Antispasmodic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Niacin found in Flower (43 ppm);found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Antistress
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Flower (5 ppm)
Calcium found in Flower (1570 ppm);found in Leaf (1110 ppm)
Antisyndrome-X
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Antitic
Calcium found in Flower (1570 ppm);found in Leaf (1110 ppm)
Antitumor
Beta-carotene found in Flower (5 ppm)
Fiber found in Flower (166000 ppm);found in Leaf (85000 ppm)
Antiulcer
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Flower (5 ppm)
Fiber found in Flower (166000 ppm);found in Leaf (85000 ppm)
Antivertigo
Niacin found in Flower (43 ppm);found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Antiviral
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Antixerophthalmic
Beta-carotene found in Flower (5 ppm)
Anxiolytic
Calcium found in Flower (1570 ppm);found in Leaf (1110 ppm)
Phosphorus found in Flower (2645 ppm);found in Leaf (2220 ppm)
Apoptotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Asthma-preventive
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Beta-Blocker
Fiber found in Flower (166000 ppm);found in Leaf (85000 ppm)
Beta-Glucuronidase-Inhibitor
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
COX-1-Inhibitor
Beta-carotene found in Flower (5 ppm)
COX-2-Inhibitor
Beta-carotene found in Flower (5 ppm)
Calcium-Antagonist
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Calcium-Channel-Blocker
Calcium found in Flower (1570 ppm);found in Leaf (1110 ppm)
Cancer-Preventive
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Flower (5 ppm)
Fiber found in Flower (166000 ppm);found in Leaf (85000 ppm)
Niacin found in Flower (43 ppm);found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Flower (6 ppm);found in Leaf (5 ppm)
Robinetin found in Wood
Cardioprotective
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Fiber found in Flower (166000 ppm);found in Leaf (85000 ppm)
Niacin found in Flower (43 ppm);found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Chemopreventive
Beta-carotene found in Flower (5 ppm)
Circulotonic
Niacin found in Flower (43 ppm);found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Cold-preventive
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Collagenic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Colorant
Beta-carotene found in Flower (5 ppm)
Detoxicant
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Diuretic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Calcium found in Flower (1570 ppm);found in Leaf (1110 ppm)
Fiber found in Flower (166000 ppm);found in Leaf (85000 ppm)
Fibrinolytic
Niacin found in Flower (43 ppm);found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Fistula-Preventive
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Gastroprotective
Beta-carotene found in Flower (5 ppm)
Hepatoprotective
Niacin found in Flower (43 ppm);found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Hepatotoxic
Niacin found in Flower (43 ppm);found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Hypocholesterolemic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Calcium found in Flower (1570 ppm);found in Leaf (1110 ppm)
Fiber found in Flower (166000 ppm);found in Leaf (85000 ppm)
Niacin found in Flower (43 ppm);found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Hypoglycemic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Niacin found in Flower (43 ppm);found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Hypolipidemic
Niacin found in Flower (43 ppm);found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Hypotensive
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Calcium found in Flower (1570 ppm);found in Leaf (1110 ppm)
Fiber found in Flower (166000 ppm);found in Leaf (85000 ppm)
Hypouricemic
Fiber found in Flower (166000 ppm);found in Leaf (85000 ppm)
Immunomodulator
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Immunostimulant
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Flower (5 ppm)
Phosphorus found in Flower (2645 ppm);found in Leaf (2220 ppm)
Insectifuge
Thiamin found in Flower (8 ppm);found in Leaf (9 ppm)
Interferon-Synergist
Beta-carotene found in Flower (5 ppm)
Interferonogenic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Laxative
Calcium found in Flower (1570 ppm);found in Leaf (1110 ppm)
Fiber found in Flower (166000 ppm);found in Leaf (85000 ppm)
Lithogenic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Mucogenic
Beta-carotene found in Flower (5 ppm)
Mucolytic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Neuroprotective
Thiamin found in Flower (8 ppm);found in Leaf (9 ppm)
Osteogenic
Phosphorus found in Flower (2645 ppm);found in Leaf (2220 ppm)
Pesticide
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Thiamin found in Flower (8 ppm);found in Leaf (9 ppm)
Phagocytotic
Beta-carotene found in Flower (5 ppm)
Prooxidant
Beta-carotene found in Flower (5 ppm)
Iron found in Flower (129 ppm);found in Leaf (52 ppm)
Sedative
Niacin found in Flower (43 ppm);found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Serotoninergic
Niacin found in Flower (43 ppm);found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Thymoprotective
Beta-carotene found in Flower (5 ppm)
Tranquilizer
Calcium found in Flower (1570 ppm);found in Leaf (1110 ppm)
Ubiquiot
Beta-carotene found in Flower (5 ppm)
Uricosuric
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Urinary-Acidulant
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Vasodilator
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)
Calcium found in Flower (1570 ppm);found in Leaf (1110 ppm)
Fiber found in Flower (166000 ppm);found in Leaf (85000 ppm)
Niacin found in Flower (43 ppm);found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Vulnerary
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (785 ppm);found in Leaf (3145 ppm)

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
2'-o-methylsepiol Plant
7,3',4'-trihydroxyflavanone Plant
Ascorbic-acid Leaf 120 785
Leaf 440 3,145
Ash Flower 6,000 69,000
Leaf 5,000 33,000
Seed 35,000
Beta-carotene Flower 0.7 5
Butin-2 Wood
Calcium Flower 220 1,570
Leaf 170 1,110
Carbohydrates Flower 84,000 771,000
Seed 34,000
Leaf 119,000 778,000
Fat Flower 2,000 103,000
Seed 161,000 204,000
Leaf 5,000 33,000
Fiber Flower 16,000 166,000
Leaf 13,000 85,000
Gliricidin-6a Wood
Gliricidol-9a Wood
Iron Flower 18 129
Leaf 8 52
Kilocalories Flower 460 3,290
Leaf 520 3,400
Niacin Flower 6 43
Leaf 10 65
Phosphorus Flower 370 2,645
Leaf 340 2,220
Protein Flower 24,000 171,000
Seed 538,000
Leaf 24,000 157,000
Riboflavin Flower 0.8 6
Leaf 0.8 5
Robinetin Wood
Sepinol-7a Wood
Sepiol Plant
Thiamin Flower 1.1 8
Leaf 1.4 9
Water Flower 855,000 860,000
Seed 132,000
Leaf 847,000
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]