Hierochloe odorata Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
holy grass manna grass Seneca grass sweet grass vanilla grass
Hierochloe odorata

Medical use

Economic importance of Hierochloe odorata

Environmental erosion control
Materials cane
Medicines folklore
Social religious/secular

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Geografical distribution

  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Native
    • Western Asia: Afghanistan; Turkey
    • Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia
    • Siberia: Russian Federation - Eastern Siberia, Western Siberia
    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan
    • Mongolia: Mongolia
    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Far East
    • China: China - Gansu, Guizhou, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Henan, Nei Monggol, Ningxia, Qinghai, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi, Sichuan, Xinjiang, Xizang, Yunnan
    • Eastern Asia: Japan; Korea
  • EUROPE
    Native
    • Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland; Iceland; Ireland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Czechoslovakia; Germany; Netherlands; Poland; Switzerland
    • East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova ; Russian Federation - European part; Ukraine
    • Southeastern Europe: Italy
    • Southwestern Europe: France
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Native
    • Subarctic America: Canada - Northwest Territory, Yukon Territory; United States - Alaska
    • Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec
    • Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Indiana , Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois , Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona , California , Nevada, Utah

Biological activities

Aldose-Reductase-Inhibitor
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Allelochemic
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Allelopathic
Ferulic-acid found in Plant
Analgesic
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Ferulic-acid found in Plant
Anesthetic
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Antiaggregant
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Ferulic-acid found in Plant
Antiallergic
Ferulic-acid found in Plant
Antiandrogenic
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Antiarrhythmic
Ferulic-acid found in Plant
Antibacterial
Ferulic-acid found in Plant
Antibrucellosic
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Anticarcinogenic
Ferulic-acid found in Plant
Antidiuretic
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Antidysmenorrheic
Ferulic-acid found in Plant
Antiedemic
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Antiesherichic
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Antiestrogenic
Ferulic-acid found in Plant
Antihepatotoxic
Ferulic-acid found in Plant
Antiherpetic
Ferulic-acid found in Plant
Antiinflammatory
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Ferulic-acid found in Plant
Antileukemic
Ferulic-acid found in Plant
Antilymphedemic
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Antimelanomic
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Antimetastatic
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Antimitotic
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Ferulic-acid found in Plant
Antimononuccleotic
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Antimutagenic
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Ferulic-acid found in Plant
Antimycoplasmotic
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Antineoplastic
Ferulic-acid found in Plant
Antinitrosaminic
Ferulic-acid found in Plant
Antioxidant
Ferulic-acid found in Plant
Antipsittacotic
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Antipsoriac
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Antiradicular
Ferulic-acid found in Plant
Antiserotonin
Ferulic-acid found in Plant
Antispasmodic
Ferulic-acid found in Plant
Antithrombic
Ferulic-acid found in Plant
Antitoxoplasmotic
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Antitumor-Promoter
Ferulic-acid found in Plant
Antitumor
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Ferulic-acid found in Plant
Antiulcerogenic
Melilotic-acid found in Plant
Antiviral
Ferulic-acid found in Plant
Arteriodilator
Ferulic-acid found in Plant
Bacteristat
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Bruchiphobe
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Cancer-Preventive
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Ferulic-acid found in Plant
Candidicide
Ferulic-acid found in Plant
Carcinogenic
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Cardiac
Ferulic-acid found in Plant
Cardiodepressant
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Cardiotonic
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Chemopreventive
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Cholagogue
Ferulic-acid found in Plant
Choleretic
Ferulic-acid found in Plant
DME-Inhibitor
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Emetic
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Estrogenic
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Fungicide
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Ferulic-acid found in Plant
Hemorrhagic
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Hepatoprotective
Ferulic-acid found in Plant
Hepatotoxic
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Hepatotropic
Ferulic-acid found in Plant
Herbicide
Ferulic-acid found in Plant
Hydrocholerectic
Ferulic-acid found in Plant
Hypnotic
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Hypoglycemic
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Hypolipidemic
Ferulic-acid found in Plant
Immunostimulant
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Ferulic-acid found in Plant
Insectifuge
Ferulic-acid found in Plant
Juvabional
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Larvistat
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Lymphocytogenic
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Lymphokinetic
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Metal-Chelator
Ferulic-acid found in Plant
Narcotic
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Ornithine-Decarboxylase-Inhibitor
Ferulic-acid found in Plant
Ovicide
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Pesticide
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Ferulic-acid found in Plant
Phagocytotic
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Ferulic-acid found in Plant
Piscicide
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Preservative
Ferulic-acid found in Plant
Prostaglandigenic
Ferulic-acid found in Plant
Prostaglandin-Synthesis-Inhibitor
Ferulic-acid found in Plant
Respirodepressant
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Rodenticide
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Sedative
Coumarin found in Plant (2000 ppm)
Sunscreen
Ferulic-acid found in Plant
Uterosedative
Ferulic-acid found in Plant

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
Coumaric-acid Plant
Coumaric-acid-beta-glucoside Plant
Coumarin Plant 2,000
Ferulic-acid Plant
Melilotic-acid Plant
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]