Hardenbergia violacea Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
coral-pea false sarsaparilla native-lilac purple coral-pea purple twining-pea vine-lilac wild sarsaparilla

Hardenbergia violacea syn. H. monophylla is a species of flowering plant in the pea family Fabaceae, native to Australia from Queensland to Tasmania. It is known in Australia by the common names false sarsaparilla, purple coral pea, happy wanderer, native lilac and waraburra. Elsewhere it is also called vine lilac or lilac vine. It is a vigorous evergreen climber growing to 6 m or more, sometimes growing as a subshrub. It has typical pea-like flowers which are usually violet but can be white, pink or other colours. The leaves are dark green, "hard" and leathery, with prominent venation. H. violacea is a widespread species found in many habitats. It is also widely grown as a hardy garden plant, with many cultivars now available. In the UK it has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.

Hardenbergia violacea

Economic importance of Hardenbergia violacea

Vertebrate poisons mamals

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Geografical distribution

  • AUSTRALASIA
    Native
    • Australia: Australia - New South Wales , Queensland , South Australia , Tasmania , Victoria

Biological activities

Abortifacient
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Aldose-Reductase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Alpha-Reductase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Antiaggregant
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Antiangiogenic
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Antiatherosclerotic
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Anticlimacteric
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Antiendoccytotic
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Antiestrogenic
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Antifertility
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Antihemolytic
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Antiimplantation
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Antiinflammatory
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Antiischemic
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Antileukemic
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Antileukotriene
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Antilymphomic
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Antimelanomic
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Antimicrobial
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Antimitogenic
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Antimutagenic
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Antineuroblastomic
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Antiosteoporotic
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Antioxidant
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Antiproliferative
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Antiprostatadenomic
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Antiprostatitic
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Antispasmodic
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Antiviral
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Apoptotic
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Aromatase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Calcium-Antagonist
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Cancer-Preventive
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Cardioprotective
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Catechol-O-Methyltransferase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Cytotoxic
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
DOPA-Decarboxylase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Estrogen-Agonist
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Estrogenic
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Flatulent
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Fungistat
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Histidine-Kinase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Hypocholesterolemic
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Immunostimulant
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Lipase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
MAO-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
MDR-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
NADH-Ubiquinone-Oxidoreductase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Natriuretic
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Ornithine-Decarboxylase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
PTK-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Peroxidase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Pituitary-sensitizer
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Quinone-Reductase-Inducer
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Topoisomerase-I-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Topoisomerase-II-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Topoisomerase-II-Poison
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Trypanosomastat
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Tyrosine-Kinase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
Uterotrophic
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)
VEGF-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf Diffusate (8 ppm)

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
2'-hydroxygenistein Leaf Diffusate 23
Genistein Leaf Diffusate 8
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]