Juniperus macropoda Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
Afghan juniper

Juniperus macropoda, also called juniperus excelsa polycarpos, obeshta, obekhta, and Pashtun juniper, is a species of juniper native to western Pakistan and southeastern Afghanistan.

Juniperus macropoda

Medical use

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Geografical distribution

  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Native
    • Western Asia: Afghanistan
    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan ; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan ; Uzbekistan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Native
    • Indian Subcontinent: India ; Pakistan

Biological activities

Acetylcholinergic
Glucose found in Fruit
Aldose-Reductase-Inhibitor
Sugiol found in Fruit
Allergenic
Pinene found in Fruit (14280 ppm)
AntiEBV
Hinokiflavone found in Plant
AntiHIV
Hinokiflavone found in Plant
Antibacterial
Pinene found in Fruit (14280 ppm)
Antidiabetic
Xylose found in Fruit
Antiedemic
Glucose found in Fruit
Antifeedant
Cadinene found in Fruit
Antihepatotoxic
Glucose found in Fruit
Antiketotic
Glucose found in Fruit
Antileukemic
Antiseptic
Pinene found in Fruit (14280 ppm)
Antispasmodic
Pinene found in Fruit (14280 ppm)
Antitumor
Antivaricose
Glucose found in Fruit
Antiviral
Hinokiflavone found in Plant
Aperient
Iridin found in Leaf
Cathartic
Iridin found in Leaf
Cholinergic
Iridin found in Leaf
Irigenin found in Leaf
Convulsant
Pinene found in Fruit (14280 ppm)
Cosmetic
Iridin found in Leaf
Cytotoxic
Hinokiflavone found in Plant
Diagnostic
Xylose found in Fruit
Diuretic
Iridin found in Leaf
Dye
Xylose found in Fruit
Enterocontractant
Pinene found in Fruit (14280 ppm)
Expectorant
Pinene found in Fruit (14280 ppm)
FLavor
Cadinene found in Fruit
Fungicide
Pinene found in Fruit (14280 ppm)
Hepatoprotective
Irigenin found in Leaf
Hepatotonic
Iridin found in Leaf
Herbicide
Pinene found in Fruit (14280 ppm)
Hyperglycemic
Glucose found in Fruit
Hypoglycemic
Laxative
Iridin found in Leaf
Memory-Enhancer
Glucose found in Fruit
Perfumery
Cadinene found in Fruit
Iridin found in Leaf
Pinene found in Fruit (14280 ppm)
Pesticide
Cadinene found in Fruit
Pinene found in Fruit (14280 ppm)
Phosphodiesterase-Inhibitor
Hinokiflavone found in Plant
RNA-Stimulant
Iridin found in Leaf
RNA-genic
Irigenin found in Leaf
Spasmogenic
Pinene found in Fruit (14280 ppm)
Toxic
Iridin found in Leaf
cAMP-Phosphodiesterase-Inhibitor
Irigenin found in Leaf

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Chemicals detected

Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]