Hippomane mancinella Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
manchineel
Hippomane mancinella

Medical use

Economic importance of Hippomane mancinella

Medicines folklore
Vertebrate poisons mamals

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Geografical distribution

  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Native
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida
    • Mexico
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Native
    • Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda; Bahamas; Cayman Islands; Cuba; Dominica; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Hispaniola; Jamaica; Martinique; Montserrat; Puerto Rico; St. Kitts and Nevis; St. Lucia; St. Vincent and Grenadines
    • Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    • Northern South America: Venezuela
    • Western South America: Colombia

Biological activities

Antialzheimeran
Physostigmine found in Fruit (200 ppm)
Antianesthetic
Physostigmine found in Fruit (200 ppm)
Antiarthritic
Physostigmine found in Fruit (200 ppm)
Antiataxic
Physostigmine found in Fruit (200 ppm)
Antibursitic
Physostigmine found in Fruit (200 ppm)
Anticausalgic
Physostigmine found in Fruit (200 ppm)
Anticholinesterase
Physostigmine found in Fruit (200 ppm)
Antideliriant
Physostigmine found in Fruit (200 ppm)
Antidyskinetic
Physostigmine found in Fruit (200 ppm)
Antifibrositic
Physostigmine found in Fruit (200 ppm)
Antiglaucomic
Physostigmine found in Fruit (200 ppm)
Antimyasthenic
Physostigmine found in Fruit (200 ppm)
Antineuralgic
Physostigmine found in Fruit (200 ppm)
Antitourette
Physostigmine found in Fruit (200 ppm)
Cholinergic
Physostigmine found in Fruit (200 ppm)
Insecticide
Physostigmine found in Fruit (200 ppm)
Memorigenic
Physostigmine found in Fruit (200 ppm)
Miotic
Physostigmine found in Fruit (200 ppm)
Parasympathomimetic
Physostigmine found in Fruit (200 ppm)
Peristaltic
Physostigmine found in Fruit (200 ppm)
Pesticide
Physostigmine found in Fruit (200 ppm)
Thermogenic
Physostigmine found in Fruit (200 ppm)

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
12-deoxy-5-hydroxyphorbol-6gamma,7alpha-oxide Plant
Hippomanins Plant
Mancinellin Plant
Phloracetophenone-2,4-dimethylether Leaf
Physostigmine Fruit 200
Sapogenin Plant
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]