Laburnum anagyroides Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
common laburnum golden-chain golden-chaintree laburnum peatree

Laburnum anagyroides, the Common Laburnum, Golden Chain or Golden Rain, is a species in the subfamily Faboideae, and genus Laburnum, Laburnum alpinum is closely related. It is native to Central and Southern Europe. The plant grows and flowers in damp and mild habitats, especially in the calcareous soils of Southern Europe.

Laburnum anagyroides

Medical use

Economic importance of Laburnum anagyroides

Environmental ornamental
Medicines folklore
Vertebrate poisons mamals

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Geografical distribution

  • EUROPE
    Native
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Czechoslovakia; Germany; Hungary; Switzerland
    • Southeastern Europe: Former Yugoslavia; Italy; Romania
    • Southwestern Europe: France

Biological activities

Abortifacient
Genistein found in Leaf
Aldose-Reductase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf
Alpha-Reductase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf
Antiaggregant
Genistein found in Leaf
Antiangiogenic
Genistein found in Leaf
Antiatherosclerotic
Genistein found in Leaf
Anticlimacteric
Genistein found in Leaf
Antiendoccytotic
Genistein found in Leaf
Antiestrogenic
Genistein found in Leaf
Antifertility
Genistein found in Leaf
Antihemolytic
Genistein found in Leaf
Antiimplantation
Genistein found in Leaf
Antiinflammatory
Cytisine found in Flower ;found in Seed
Genistein found in Leaf
Antiischemic
Genistein found in Leaf
Antileukemic
Genistein found in Leaf
Antileukotriene
Genistein found in Leaf
Antilymphomic
Genistein found in Leaf
Antimelanomic
Genistein found in Leaf
Antimicrobial
Genistein found in Leaf
Antimitogenic
Genistein found in Leaf
Antimutagenic
Genistein found in Leaf
Antineuroblastomic
Genistein found in Leaf
Antiosteoporotic
Genistein found in Leaf
Antioxidant
Genistein found in Leaf
Antiproliferative
Genistein found in Leaf
Antiprostatadenomic
Genistein found in Leaf
Antiprostatitic
Genistein found in Leaf
Antispasmodic
Genistein found in Leaf
Antiviral
Genistein found in Leaf
Apoptotic
Genistein found in Leaf
Aromatase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf
Calcium-Antagonist
Genistein found in Leaf
Cancer-Preventive
Genistein found in Leaf
Cardioprotective
Genistein found in Leaf
Catechol-O-Methyltransferase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf
Cytotoxic
Genistein found in Leaf
DOPA-Decarboxylase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf
Estrogen-Agonist
Genistein found in Leaf
Estrogenic
Genistein found in Leaf
Flatulent
Genistein found in Leaf
Fungistat
Genistein found in Leaf
Hallucinogenic
Cytisine found in Flower ;found in Seed
Histidine-Kinase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf
Hypocholesterolemic
Genistein found in Leaf
Immunostimulant
Genistein found in Leaf
Lipase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf
MAO-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf
MDR-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf
Molluscicide
Cytisine found in Flower ;found in Seed
NADH-Ubiquinone-Oxidoreductase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf
Natriuretic
Genistein found in Leaf
Nematistat
Cytisine found in Flower ;found in Seed
Ornithine-Decarboxylase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf
PTK-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf
Peroxidase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf
Pituitary-sensitizer
Genistein found in Leaf
Pressor
Cytisine found in Flower ;found in Seed
Psychoactive
Cytisine found in Flower ;found in Seed
Quinone-Reductase-Inducer
Genistein found in Leaf
Respirastimulant
Cytisine found in Flower ;found in Seed
Teratogenic
Cytisine found in Flower ;found in Seed
Topoisomerase-I-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf
Topoisomerase-II-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf
Topoisomerase-II-Poison
Genistein found in Leaf
Toxic
Cytisine found in Flower ;found in Seed
Trypanosomastat
Genistein found in Leaf
Tyrosine-Kinase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf
Uterotrophic
Genistein found in Leaf
VEGF-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Leaf

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
(-)-n-(3-oxobutyrl)-cytisine Plant
2'-hydroxygenistein Hypocotyl
5-0-methylgenistein Leaf
Cytisine Flower
Seed
Genistein Leaf
Methyl-cytisine Plant
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]