Hyptis verticillata Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
grand baume John Charles John Charles-weed wild basilic
Hyptis verticillata

Medical use

Economic importance of Hyptis verticillata

Medicines folklore

Gallery

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Geografical distribution

  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Native
    • Caribbean: Barbados; Dominica; Guadeloupe; Martinique; Puerto Rico; St. Lucia; St. Vincent and Grenadines
    • Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    • Western South America: Colombia; Ecuador - Esmeraldas, Manabi, Pichincha

Biological activities

Abortifacient
Podophyllotoxin found in Leaf (500 ppm)
Allergenic
Lignans found in Plant
Anticondylomata
Podophyllotoxin found in Leaf (500 ppm)
Antiestrogenic
Lignans found in Plant
Antifertility
Podophyllotoxin found in Leaf (500 ppm)
Antiherpetic
Podophyllotoxin found in Leaf (500 ppm)
Antileukemic
Podophyllotoxin found in Leaf (500 ppm)
Antimeasles
Podophyllotoxin found in Leaf (500 ppm)
Antimelanomic
Podophyllotoxin found in Leaf (500 ppm)
Antimitotic
Podophyllotoxin found in Leaf (500 ppm)
Antimutagenic
Lignans found in Plant
Antimycotic
Lignans found in Plant
Antioxidant
Lignans found in Plant
Antisarcomic
Podophyllotoxin found in Leaf (500 ppm)
Antitumor
Lignans found in Plant
Podophyllotoxin found in Leaf (500 ppm)
Antiviral
Lignans found in Plant
Podophyllotoxin found in Leaf (500 ppm)
Cancer-Preventive
Lignans found in Plant
Cardiovascular
Lignans found in Plant
Cathartic
Lignans found in Plant
Podophyllotoxin found in Leaf (500 ppm)
Embryocide
Podophyllotoxin found in Leaf (500 ppm)
Fungicide
Podophyllotoxin found in Leaf (500 ppm)
Herbicide
Podophyllotoxin found in Leaf (500 ppm)
Insecticide
Podophyllotoxin found in Leaf (500 ppm)
Irritant
Podophyllotoxin found in Leaf (500 ppm)
Juvabional
Podophyllotoxin found in Leaf (500 ppm)
Larvicide
Podophyllotoxin found in Leaf (500 ppm)
Pesticide
Podophyllotoxin found in Leaf (500 ppm)
Piscicide
Podophyllotoxin found in Leaf (500 ppm)
Purgative
Podophyllotoxin found in Leaf (500 ppm)
Topoisomerase-II-Inhibitor
Podophyllotoxin found in Leaf (500 ppm)

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
4'-demethyldeoxypodophyllotoxin Plant
Lignans Plant
Podophyllotoxin Leaf 500
Triterpenes Plant
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]