Jateorhiza palmata Health effects and herbal facts

Jateorhiza palmata

Medical use

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Geografical distribution

  • AFRICA
    Native
    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania
    • South Tropical Africa: Malawi; Mozambique; Zimbabwe

Biological activities

Abortifacient
Palmatine found in Root (20000 ppm)
Absorbent
Starch found in Root (350000 ppm)
Acaricide
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Adrenocorticotrophic
Palmatine found in Root (20000 ppm)
Allergenic
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Analgesic
Palmatine found in Root (20000 ppm)
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Ancylostomicide
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Anesthetic
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Ankylostomacide
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Anthelmintic
Tannin found in Root
Thymol found in Essential Oil
AntiHIV
Tannin found in Root
Antiacne
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Antiaggregant
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Antiarrhythmic
Palmatine found in Root (20000 ppm)
Antiarthritic
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Antiatherosclerotic
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Antibacterial
Columbamine found in Root
Palmatine found in Root (20000 ppm)
Tannin found in Root
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Antibronchitic
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Anticancer
Tannin found in Root
Anticariogenic
Tannin found in Root
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Anticholinesterase
Palmatine found in Root (20000 ppm)
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Antidiarrheic
Tannin found in Root
Antidysenteric
Tannin found in Root
Antifatigue
Diosgenin found in Root
Antihalitosic
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Antihepatotoxic
Tannin found in Root
Antiherpetic
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Antihypertensive
Tannin found in Root
Antiinfarctal
Palmatine found in Root (20000 ppm)
Antiinflammatory
Diosgenin found in Root
Jateorrhizine found in Root
Palmatine found in Root (20000 ppm)
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Antilepric
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Antilipolytic
Tannin found in Root
Antimalarial
Columbamine found in Root
Palmatine found in Root (20000 ppm)
Antimelanomic
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Antimutagenic
Tannin found in Root
Antinephritic
Tannin found in Root
Antinesidioblastosic
Starch found in Root (350000 ppm)
Antineuritic
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Antiophidic
Tannin found in Root
Antioxidant
Tannin found in Root
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Antiperiodontic
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Antiplaque
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Antipyretic
Palmatine found in Root (20000 ppm)
Antiradicular
Tannin found in Root
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Antirenitic
Tannin found in Root
Antirheumatic
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Antisalmonella
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Antiseptic
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Antispasmodic
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Antistaphylococcic
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Antistreptococcic
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Antistress
Diosgenin found in Root
Antitrichinosic
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Antitumor-Promoter
Tannin found in Root
Antitumor
Tannin found in Root
Antitussive
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Antiulcer
Tannin found in Root
Antiviral
Tannin found in Root
Ataxigenic
Thymol found in Essential Oil
CNS-Depressant
Columbamine found in Root
Jateorrhizine found in Root
Palmatine found in Root (20000 ppm)
CNS-Stimulant
Jateorrhizine found in Root
Cancer-Preventive
Mucilage found in Root
Tannin found in Root
Candidicide
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Carcinogenic
Tannin found in Root
Carminative
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Chelator
Tannin found in Root
Choleretic
Columbamine found in Root
Counterirritant
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Culicide
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Cyclooxygenase-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Root
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Demulcent
Mucilage found in Root
Dentifrice
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Deodorant
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Dermatitigenic
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Emollient
Starch found in Root (350000 ppm)
Enterorelaxant
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Enterotonic
Columbamine found in Root
Jateorrhizine found in Root
Enterotoxic
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Estrogenic
Diosgenin found in Root
Expectorant
Thymol found in Essential Oil
FLavor
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Fungicide
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Gastroirritant
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Glucosyl-Transferase-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Root
Hepatoprotective
Diosgenin found in Root
Tannin found in Root
Hypocholesterolemic
Diosgenin found in Root
Mucilage found in Root
Hypotensive
Columbamine found in Root
Jateorrhizine found in Root
Palmatine found in Root (20000 ppm)
Immunosuppressant
Tannin found in Root
Inotropic
Palmatine found in Root (20000 ppm)
Insecticide
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Insectifuge
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Irritant
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Larvicide
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Lipoxygenase-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Root
MAO-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Root
Mastogenic
Diosgenin found in Root
Molluscicide
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Myorelaxant
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Nematicide
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Ornithine-Decarboxylase-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Root
Perfumery
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Pesticide
Columbamine found in Root
Palmatine found in Root (20000 ppm)
Tannin found in Root
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Poultice
Starch found in Root (350000 ppm)
Psychotropic
Tannin found in Root
Respiradepressant
Palmatine found in Root (20000 ppm)
Sedative
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Sprout-Inhibitor
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Tracheorelaxant
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Trichomonicide
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Urinary-Antiseptic
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Uterotonic
Palmatine found in Root (20000 ppm)
Varroacide
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Vermicide
Thymol found in Essential Oil
Xanthine-Oxidase-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Root

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
Alkaloids Root 20,000 43,000
Bisjatrorrhizine Root
Calumbin Root
Chasmanthin Root
Columbamine Root
Columbin Root
Columbin-2,3-epoxide Root
Columbinyl-glucoside Plant
Cryptogenin Root
Diosgenin Root
Eo Root 700 15,000
Ex(methanol) Plant
Isojateorinyl-glucoside Plant
Jateorine Root
Jateorinyl-glucoside Plant
Jateorrhizine Root
Mucilage Root
Palmarin Root
Palmatine Root 20,000
Starch Root 300,000 350,000
Tannin Root
Thymol Essential Oil
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]