Lachnanthes tinctoria Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
Carolina redroot
Lachnanthes tinctoria

Medical use

Economic importance of Lachnanthes tinctoria

Medicines folklore

Gallery

Lachnanthes tinctoria Lachnanthes tinctoria Lachnanthes tinctoria Lachnanthes tinctoria Lachnanthes tinctoria Lachnanthes tinctoria Lachnanthes tinctoria Lachnanthes tinctoria Lachnanthes tinctoria Lachnanthes tinctoria Lachnanthes tinctoria

Geografical distribution

  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Native
    • Eastern Canada: Canada - Nova Scotia
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Massachusetts , New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana , Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee , Virginia
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Native
    • Caribbean: Cuba

Biological activities

Anticancer
Alpha-carotene found in Fruit
Antiproliferant
Alpha-carotene found in Fruit
Antiwart
Chelidonic-acid found in Fruit
Colorant
Alpha-carotene found in Fruit
Irritant
Chelidonic-acid found in Fruit
Previtamin-A
Alpha-carotene found in Fruit

Search

Chemicals detected

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