Hyptis emoryi Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
chia desert-lavender

Hyptis emoryi is a large, multi-stemmed shrub species of flowering plant in the Lamiaceae. The genus Hyptis is commonly known as the bushmints. It is one of the favored plants of honeybees in early spring in the southwest deserts of North America.

Hyptis emoryi

Medical use

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Geografical distribution

  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Native
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, California
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Baja Norte, Baja Sur, Sonora

Biological activities

Anthelmintic
Betulinic-acid found in Shoot
AntiHIV
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Antibacterial
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Anticancer
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Anticarcinomic
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Antiedemic
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Antiinflammatory
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Antileukemic
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Antimalarial
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Antimelanomic
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Antinociceptive
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Antiplasmodial
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Antitumor
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Antiviral
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Apoptotic
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Cytotoxic
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Phospholipase-A2-Inhibitor
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Prostaglandin-Synthesis-Inhibitor
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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
Betulinic-acid Shoot
Eo Plant 4,000
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]