Lepidium meyenii Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
Peruvian-ginseng

Lepidium meyenii

Economic importance of Lepidium meyenii

Human food vegetable
Medicines folklore

Gallery

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Geografical distribution

  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Native
    • Western South America: Peru - Moquegua, Puno
    Cultivated
    • Western South America: Bolivia; Peru
    • Southern South America: Argentina

Biological activities

5-Alpha-Reductase-Inhibitor
Linoleic-acid found in Root (7 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Root (3 ppm)
Palmitic-acid found in Root (5 ppm)
ACE-Inhibitor
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Acidulant
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Acnegenic
Iodine found in Root (5 ppm)
Aldose-Reductase-Inhibitor
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Allergenic
Niacin found in Root (56 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Root (3 ppm)
Alpha-Reductase-Inhibitor
Oleic-acid found in Root (3 ppm)
Analgesic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Thiamin found in Root (2 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Root (490 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Androgenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Anemiagenic
Oleic-acid found in Root (3 ppm)
Angiogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Angiotensin-Receptor-Blocker
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Fiber found in Root (85000 ppm)
Potassium found in Root (20500 ppm)
Anorexic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Anthelmintic
Tannin found in Root
AntiADD
Phenylalanine found in Root (5530 ppm)
AntiAGE
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
AntiBPH
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
AntiCFS
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
AntiCTS
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
AntiHIV
Tannin found in Root
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
AntiLyme
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Niacin found in Root (56 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Root (4 ppm)
Thiamin found in Root (2 ppm)
AntiMS
Linoleic-acid found in Root (7 ppm)
AntiPMS
Calcium found in Root (2500 ppm)
Manganese found in Root (8 ppm)
Antiacid
Glycine found in Root (6830 ppm)
Antiacne
Linoleic-acid found in Root (7 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Antiacrodermatitic
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Antiacrodynic
Niacin found in Root (56 ppm)
Antiadenomic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antiaggregant
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Antiaging
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Antiakathisic
Antialcoholic
Manganese found in Root (8 ppm)
Thiamin found in Root (2 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Antialdosteronic
Glycine found in Root (6830 ppm)
Antialkalotic
Lysine found in Root (5450 ppm)
Antiallergic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Calcium found in Root (2500 ppm)
Niacin found in Root (56 ppm)
Antialopecic
Linoleic-acid found in Root (7 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Root (3 ppm)
Palmitic-acid found in Root (5 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Antialzheimeran
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Niacin found in Root (56 ppm)
Thiamin found in Root (2 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Antiamblyopic
Niacin found in Root (56 ppm)
Antianaphylactic
Linoleic-acid found in Root (7 ppm)
Antiandrogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Linoleic-acid found in Root (7 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Root (3 ppm)
Palmitic-acid found in Root (5 ppm)
Antianemic
Copper found in Root (60 ppm)
Manganese found in Root (8 ppm)
Antianginal
Niacin found in Root (56 ppm)
Antiangiogenic
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Antianorectic
Thiamin found in Root (2 ppm)
Antianorexic
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Antianxiety
Calcium found in Root (2500 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Root (490 ppm)
Antiarabiflavinotic
Riboflavin found in Root (4 ppm)
Vit-b2 found in Root (4 ppm)
Antiarrhythmic
Calcium found in Root (2500 ppm)
Potassium found in Root (20500 ppm)
Antiarteriosclerotic
Histidine found in Root (4190 ppm)
Linoleic-acid found in Root (7 ppm)
Antiarthritic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Calcium found in Root (2500 ppm)
Copper found in Root (60 ppm)
Linoleic-acid found in Root (7 ppm)
Manganese found in Root (8 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Antiasthmatic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Antiatherosclerotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Calcium found in Root (2500 ppm)
Malic-acid found in Root
Antibackache
Thiamin found in Root (2 ppm)
Antibacterial
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Iodine found in Root (5 ppm)
Malic-acid found in Root
Tannin found in Root
Antiberiberi
Thiamin found in Root (2 ppm)
Anticancer
Tannin found in Root
Anticanker
Thiamin found in Root (2 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Anticardiospasmic
Thiamin found in Root (2 ppm)
Anticariogenic
Tannin found in Root
Anticarpal-Tunnel
Riboflavin found in Root (4 ppm)
Vit-b2 found in Root (4 ppm)
Anticataract
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Methionine found in Root (2800 ppm)
Niacin found in Root (56 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Root (4 ppm)
Thiamin found in Root (2 ppm)
Vit-b2 found in Root (4 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Anticephalagic
Riboflavin found in Root (4 ppm)
Anticervicaldysplasic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Root (4 ppm)
Anticheilitic
Riboflavin found in Root (4 ppm)
Anticheilotic
Vit-b2 found in Root (4 ppm)
Antichilblain
Niacin found in Root (56 ppm)
Anticlimacteric
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Calcium found in Root (2500 ppm)
Anticoeliac
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Anticold
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Anticolitic
Thiamin found in Root (2 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Anticonvulsant
Niacin found in Root (56 ppm)
Anticoronary
Linoleic-acid found in Root (7 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Antidandruff
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Antidecubitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Root (4 ppm)
Thiamin found in Root (2 ppm)
Vit-b2 found in Root (4 ppm)
Antideliriant
Thiamin found in Root (2 ppm)
Antidementia
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Niacin found in Root (56 ppm)
Thiamin found in Root (2 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Root (490 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Antidepressant
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Calcium found in Root (2500 ppm)
Phenylalanine found in Root (5530 ppm)
Potassium found in Root (20500 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Root (490 ppm)
Antidermatitic
Niacin found in Root (56 ppm)
Antidiabetic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Copper found in Root (60 ppm)
Fiber found in Root (85000 ppm)
Manganese found in Root (8 ppm)
Niacin found in Root (56 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Antidiarrheic
Tannin found in Root
Antidiscotic
Manganese found in Root (8 ppm)
Antidysenteric
Tannin found in Root
Antidysgeuzic
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Antidyskinetic
Manganese found in Root (8 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Root (490 ppm)
Antidyspeptic
Thiamin found in Root (2 ppm)
Antidysphagic
Niacin found in Root (56 ppm)
Antieczemic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Linoleic-acid found in Root (7 ppm)
Methionine found in Root (2800 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Antiedemic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antiencephalitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Antiencephalopathic
Arginine found in Root (9940 ppm)
Glycine found in Root (6830 ppm)
Leucine found in Root (9100 ppm)
Thiamin found in Root (2 ppm)
Tyrosine found in Root (3060 ppm)
Valine found in Root (7930 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Antiendometriotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Antiepileptic
Glutamic-acid found in Root (15650 ppm)
Manganese found in Root (8 ppm)
Niacin found in Root (56 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Antiestrogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antifatigue
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Copper found in Root (60 ppm)
Potassium found in Root (20500 ppm)
Thiamin found in Root (2 ppm)
Antifeedant
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Sinigrin found in Root ;found in Seed
Antifertility
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antifibrinolytic
Linoleic-acid found in Root (7 ppm)
Palmitic-acid found in Root (5 ppm)
Antifibromyalgic
Malic-acid found in Root
Antifibrotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Antifuruncular
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Antigallstone
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Antigastritic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Glycine found in Root (6830 ppm)
Thiamin found in Root (2 ppm)
Antigingivitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Antiglaucomic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Antiglossitic
Riboflavin found in Root (4 ppm)
Vit-b2 found in Root (4 ppm)
Antigoiter
Iodine found in Root (5 ppm)
Antigonadotrophic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antigranular
Linoleic-acid found in Root (7 ppm)
Antihangover
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Niacin found in Root (56 ppm)
Thiamin found in Root (2 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Antiheartburn
Thiamin found in Root (2 ppm)
Antihemorrhagic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Antihepatitic
Arginine found in Root (9940 ppm)
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Antihepatomic
Saponins found in Root
Antihepatotic
Methionine found in Root (2800 ppm)
Antihepatotoxic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Stigmasterol found in Root
Tannin found in Root
Antiherpetic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Lysine found in Root (5450 ppm)
Thiamin found in Root (2 ppm)
Antihistaminic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Linoleic-acid found in Root (7 ppm)
Niacin found in Root (56 ppm)
Antihyperactivity
Niacin found in Root (56 ppm)
Antihyperammonemic
Glutamic-acid found in Root (15650 ppm)
Antihyperkinetic
Calcium found in Root (2500 ppm)
Antihyperlipoproteinaemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antihypertensive
Arginine found in Root (9940 ppm)
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Calcium found in Root (2500 ppm)
Fiber found in Root (85000 ppm)
Potassium found in Root (20500 ppm)
Tannin found in Root
Tryptophan found in Root (490 ppm)
Antiimpotence
Arginine found in Root (9940 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Antiinfective
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Antiinfertility
Arginine found in Root (9940 ppm)
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Antiinflammatory
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Copper found in Root (60 ppm)
Linoleic-acid found in Root (7 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Root (3 ppm)
Stigmasterol found in Root
Antiinsomniac
Calcium found in Root (2500 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Root (490 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Antiinsomnic
Niacin found in Root (56 ppm)
Antikeratitic
Riboflavin found in Root (4 ppm)
Vit-b2 found in Root (4 ppm)
Antilepric
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Antileukemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antileukonychic
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Antileukotriene-D4
Linoleic-acid found in Root (7 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Root (3 ppm)
Antilipolytic
Tannin found in Root
Antilithic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Glutamic-acid found in Root (15650 ppm)
Antilymphomic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Antimaculitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Antimanic
Tryptophan found in Root (490 ppm)
Antimeasles
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Antimenopausal
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Calcium found in Root (2500 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Root (490 ppm)
Antimenorrhagic
Linoleic-acid found in Root (7 ppm)
Antimetastatic
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Antimigraine
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Root (4 ppm)
Thiamin found in Root (2 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Root (490 ppm)
Vit-b2 found in Root (4 ppm)
Antimorphinic
Aspartic-acid found in Root (9170 ppm)
Antimutagenic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Saponins found in Root
Tannin found in Root
Antimyocarditic
Thiamin found in Root (2 ppm)
Antinephritic
Histidine found in Root (4190 ppm)
Tannin found in Root
Antineuralgic
Niacin found in Root (56 ppm)
Thiamin found in Root (2 ppm)
Antineuramidase
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Antineurasthenic
Thiamin found in Root (2 ppm)
Antineuritic
Thiamin found in Root (2 ppm)
Antineuropathic
Thiamin found in Root (2 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Antinitrosic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Antinociceptive
Copper found in Root (60 ppm)
Stigmasterol found in Root
Antinyctalopic
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Antiobesity
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Calcium found in Root (2500 ppm)
Fiber found in Root (85000 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Antiophidic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Stigmasterol found in Root
Tannin found in Root
Antiorchitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Antiosteoarthritic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Antiosteoporotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Calcium found in Root (2500 ppm)
Copper found in Root (60 ppm)
Manganese found in Root (8 ppm)
Phosphorus found in Root (1830 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Antiototic
Manganese found in Root (8 ppm)
Antioxidant
Alanine found in Root (6310 ppm)
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Campesterol found in Root
Histidine found in Root (4190 ppm)
Manganese found in Root (8 ppm)
Methionine found in Root (2800 ppm)
Palmitic-acid found in Root (5 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Root (4 ppm)
Stigmasterol found in Root
Tannin found in Root
Tryptophan found in Root (490 ppm)
Antiparkinsonian
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Methionine found in Root (2800 ppm)
Niacin found in Root (56 ppm)
Phenylalanine found in Root (5530 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Root (490 ppm)
Tyrosine found in Root (3060 ppm)
Antiparotitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Antipellagric
Niacin found in Root (56 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Root (4 ppm)
Vit-b2 found in Root (4 ppm)
Antiperiodontitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Calcium found in Root (2500 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Antiphenylketonuric
Tryptophan found in Root (490 ppm)
Tyrosine found in Root (3060 ppm)
Antiphotophobic
Riboflavin found in Root (4 ppm)
Vit-b2 found in Root (4 ppm)
Antiplaque
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Antipneumonic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Antipodriac
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Antipoliomyelitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Thiamin found in Root (2 ppm)
Antiprogestational
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antiprolactin
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Antiprostaglandin
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Tryptophan found in Root (490 ppm)
Antiprostatadenomic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antiprostatitic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Glutamic-acid found in Root (15650 ppm)
Glycine found in Root (6830 ppm)
Linoleic-acid found in Root (7 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Antiprostatotic
Phytosterols found in Root (1000 ppm)
Antipruritic
Glycine found in Root (6830 ppm)
Antipsychotic
Tryptophan found in Root (490 ppm)
Antipyretic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antiradicular
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Tannin found in Root
Antirenitic
Tannin found in Root
Antiretardation
Glutamic-acid found in Root (15650 ppm)
Antiretinotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Antirheumatic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Calcium found in Root (2500 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Root (490 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Antirhinitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Antiscoliotic
Tryptophan found in Root (490 ppm)
Antiscorbutic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Antiscotomic
Niacin found in Root (56 ppm)
Antiseborrheic
Malic-acid found in Root
Antiseptic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Iodine found in Root (5 ppm)
Malic-acid found in Root
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Antishingles
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Antisickling
Glycine found in Root (6830 ppm)
Phenylalanine found in Root (5530 ppm)
Antispare-Tire
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Antispasmodic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Niacin found in Root (56 ppm)
Potassium found in Root (20500 ppm)
Antistomatitic
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Antistress
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Calcium found in Root (2500 ppm)
Antistroke
Potassium found in Root (20500 ppm)
Antisyndrome-X
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Manganese found in Root (8 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Antithyrotoxic
Iodine found in Root (5 ppm)
Antitic
Calcium found in Root (2500 ppm)
Antitinnitic
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Antitriglyceride
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Antitubercular
Malic-acid found in Root
Antitumor-Promoter
Tannin found in Root
Antitumor
Fiber found in Root (85000 ppm)
Malic-acid found in Root
Tannin found in Root
Antiulcer
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Fiber found in Root (85000 ppm)
Glycine found in Root (6830 ppm)
Histidine found in Root (4190 ppm)
Prostaglandin found in Root
Tannin found in Root
Threonine found in Root (3310 ppm)
Tyrosine found in Root (3060 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Antiuremic
Histidine found in Root (4190 ppm)
Antivertigo
Niacin found in Root (56 ppm)
Antiviral
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Iodine found in Root (5 ppm)
Stigmasterol found in Root
Tannin found in Root
Antivitiligic
Phenylalanine found in Root (5530 ppm)
Anxiolytic
Calcium found in Root (2500 ppm)
Glutamic-acid found in Root (15650 ppm)
Phosphorus found in Root (1830 ppm)
Potassium found in Root (20500 ppm)
Aphrodisiac
Arginine found in Root (9940 ppm)
Apoptotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Artemicide
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Stigmasterol found in Root
Asthma-preventive
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Astringent
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Bacteristat
Malic-acid found in Root
Beta-Blocker
Fiber found in Root (85000 ppm)
Potassium found in Root (20500 ppm)
Beta-Glucuronidase-Inhibitor
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Bruchiphobe
Malic-acid found in Root
Calcium-Antagonist
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Calcium-Channel-Blocker
Calcium found in Root (2500 ppm)
Cancer-Preventive
Alanine found in Root (6310 ppm)
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Fiber found in Root (85000 ppm)
Glycine found in Root (6830 ppm)
Linoleic-acid found in Root (7 ppm)
Methionine found in Root (2800 ppm)
Niacin found in Root (56 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Root (3 ppm)
Prostaglandin found in Root
Riboflavin found in Root (4 ppm)
Serine found in Root (5040 ppm)
Sinigrin found in Root ;found in Seed
Stigmasterol found in Root
Tannin found in Root
Tyrosine found in Root (3060 ppm)
Vit-b2 found in Root (4 ppm)
Candidicide
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Carcinogenic
Linoleic-acid found in Root (7 ppm)
Tannin found in Root
Tryptophan found in Root (490 ppm)
Cardioprotective
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Copper found in Root (60 ppm)
Fiber found in Root (85000 ppm)
Niacin found in Root (56 ppm)
Potassium found in Root (20500 ppm)
Cardiotoxic
Potassium found in Root (20500 ppm)
Caspase-8-Inducer
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Chelator
Tannin found in Root
Choleretic
Oleic-acid found in Root (3 ppm)
Circulotonic
Niacin found in Root (56 ppm)
Cold-preventive
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Collagenic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Comedolytic
Linoleic-acid found in Root (7 ppm)
Contraceptive
Copper found in Root (60 ppm)
Copper-Antagonist
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Cyclooxygenase-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Root
Cytoprotective
Prostaglandin found in Root
Deodorant
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Dermatitigenic
Iodine found in Root (5 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Root (3 ppm)
Detoxicant
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Diuretic
Arginine found in Root (9940 ppm)
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Calcium found in Root (2500 ppm)
Fiber found in Root (85000 ppm)
Potassium found in Root (20500 ppm)
Emetic
Methionine found in Root (2800 ppm)
Ergogenic
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Essential
Histidine found in Root (4190 ppm)
Leucine found in Root (9100 ppm)
Lysine found in Root (5450 ppm)
Methionine found in Root (2800 ppm)
Threonine found in Root (3310 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Root (490 ppm)
Valine found in Root (7930 ppm)
Estrogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Stigmasterol found in Root
FLavor
Oleic-acid found in Root (3 ppm)
Palmitic-acid found in Root (5 ppm)
Threonine found in Root (3310 ppm)
Valine found in Root (7930 ppm)
Febrifuge
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Fibrinolytic
Niacin found in Root (56 ppm)
Fistula-Preventive
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Fungicide
Iodine found in Root (5 ppm)
Glucosyl-Transferase-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Root
Glutathionigenic
Methionine found in Root (2800 ppm)
Goitrogenic
Iodine found in Root (5 ppm)
Gonadotrophic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Hemolytic
Palmitic-acid found in Root (5 ppm)
Hemopoietic
Malic-acid found in Root
Hepatoprotective
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Linoleic-acid found in Root (7 ppm)
Methionine found in Root (2800 ppm)
Niacin found in Root (56 ppm)
Tannin found in Root
Hepatotoxic
Niacin found in Root (56 ppm)
Hypercholesterolemic
Palmitic-acid found in Root (5 ppm)
Hypertensive
Sodium found in Root (190 ppm)
Hyperthyroid
Iodine found in Root (5 ppm)
Hypnotic
Tryptophan found in Root (490 ppm)
Hypoammonemic
Arginine found in Root (9940 ppm)
Hypoarginanemic
Lysine found in Root (5450 ppm)
Hypocholesterolemic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Beta-ecdysone found in Plant
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Calcium found in Root (2500 ppm)
Campesterol found in Root
Copper found in Root (60 ppm)
Fiber found in Root (85000 ppm)
Linoleic-acid found in Root (7 ppm)
Niacin found in Root (56 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Root (3 ppm)
Phytosterols found in Root (1000 ppm)
Stigmasterol found in Root
Hypoglycemic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Manganese found in Root (8 ppm)
Niacin found in Root (56 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Root (490 ppm)
Hypolipidemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Niacin found in Root (56 ppm)
Hypotensive
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Calcium found in Root (2500 ppm)
Fiber found in Root (85000 ppm)
Potassium found in Root (20500 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Root (490 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Hypouricemic
Fiber found in Root (85000 ppm)
Immunomodulator
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Copper found in Root (60 ppm)
Linoleic-acid found in Root (7 ppm)
Saponins found in Root
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Immunostimulant
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Phosphorus found in Root (1830 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Immunosuppressant
Tannin found in Root
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Insectifuge
Linoleic-acid found in Root (7 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Root (3 ppm)
Thiamin found in Root (2 ppm)
Insulinase-Inhibitor
Tryptophan found in Root (490 ppm)
Insulinogenic
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Insulinotonic
Tryptophan found in Root (490 ppm)
Interferonogenic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Irritant
Oleic-acid found in Root (3 ppm)
Larvicide
Sinigrin found in Root ;found in Seed
Laxative
Calcium found in Root (2500 ppm)
Fiber found in Root (85000 ppm)
Leptingenic
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Lipolytic
Beta-ecdysone found in Plant
Lipotropic
Methionine found in Root (2800 ppm)
Lipoxygenase-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Root
Lithogenic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Lubricant
Palmitic-acid found in Root (5 ppm)
MAO-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Root
Metastatic
Linoleic-acid found in Root (7 ppm)
Monoamine-Precursor
Phenylalanine found in Root (5530 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Root (490 ppm)
Tyrosine found in Root (3060 ppm)
Mucogenic
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Mucolytic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Mutagenic
Sinigrin found in Root ;found in Seed
Mycobactericide
Malic-acid found in Root
NF-kB-Inhibitor
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
NO-Genic
Arginine found in Root (9940 ppm)
Nematicide
Linoleic-acid found in Root (7 ppm)
Palmitic-acid found in Root (5 ppm)
Neuroexcitant
Aspartic-acid found in Root (9170 ppm)
Neuroinhibitor
Glycine found in Root (6830 ppm)
Neuroprotective
Thiamin found in Root (2 ppm)
Neurotoxic
Glutamic-acid found in Root (15650 ppm)
Ornithine-Decarboxylase-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Root
Osteogenic
Phosphorus found in Root (1830 ppm)
Ovulant
Stigmasterol found in Root
Oxidant
Alanine found in Root (6310 ppm)
Histidine found in Root (4190 ppm)
Percutaneostimulant
Oleic-acid found in Root (3 ppm)
Perfumery
Oleic-acid found in Root (3 ppm)
Pesticide
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Malic-acid found in Root
Palmitic-acid found in Root (5 ppm)
Sinigrin found in Root ;found in Seed
Tannin found in Root
Thiamin found in Root (2 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Phagocytotic
Sinigrin found in Root ;found in Seed
Pituitary-Stimulant
Arginine found in Root (9940 ppm)
Prolactinogenic
Tryptophan found in Root (490 ppm)
Prooxidant
Propecic
Linoleic-acid found in Root (7 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Root (3 ppm)
Palmitic-acid found in Root (5 ppm)
Protisticide
Iodine found in Root (5 ppm)
Psychotropic
Tannin found in Root
Quinone-Reductase-Inducer
Glucobrassicanapin found in Root
Glucobrassicin found in Root
Sinigrin found in Root ;found in Seed
Roborant
Aspartic-acid found in Root (9170 ppm)
Schizophrenigenic
Copper found in Root (60 ppm)
Sedative
Niacin found in Root (56 ppm)
Stigmasterol found in Root
Tryptophan found in Root (490 ppm)
Serotoninergic
Niacin found in Root (56 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Root (490 ppm)
Sialogogue
Malic-acid found in Root
Soap
Palmitic-acid found in Root (5 ppm)
Spermicide
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Spermigenic
Arginine found in Root (9940 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Testosteronigenic
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Thyrotropic
Iodine found in Root (5 ppm)
Tranquilizer
Calcium found in Root (2500 ppm)
Tremorigenic
Phenylalanine found in Root (5530 ppm)
Trichomonicide
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Tumor-Promoter
Tryptophan found in Root (490 ppm)
Ubiquiot
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Ulcerogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Uricosuric
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Glycine found in Root (6830 ppm)
Urinary-Acidulant
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Urine-Acidifier
Methionine found in Root (2800 ppm)
Urine-Deodorant
Methionine found in Root (2800 ppm)
Vasodilator
Arginine found in Root (9940 ppm)
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Calcium found in Root (2500 ppm)
Fiber found in Root (85000 ppm)
Niacin found in Root (56 ppm)
Potassium found in Root (20500 ppm)
Vulnerary
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (2860 ppm)
Hydroxyproline found in Root (260 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (38 ppm)
Xanthine-Oxidase-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Root

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
(1r,3s)-1-methyl-tetrahydro-beta-carboline-3-carboxylic-acid Root
4-methoxy-glucobrassicin Root
4-methoxy-indoyl-3-methylglucosinolate Seed
5-methylsulfinylpentyl-glucosinolate Root
Alanine Root 6,310
Alkaloids Root
Allyl-glucosinolate Root
Seed
Arginine Root 9,940
Ascorbic-acid Root 25 2,860
Ash Root 50,000
Aspartic-acid Root 9,170
Benzyl-glucosinolate Root
Seed
Beta-ecdysone Plant
Beta-sitosterol Root
Calcium Root 2,470 2,500
Campesterol Root
Carbohydrates Root 590,000 750,000
Copper Root 60
Fat Root 16,000 22,000
Fiber Root 85,000
Glucoalyssin Root
Glucobrassicanapin Root
Glucobrassicin Root
Glucolimnanthin Root
Glucosinalbin Root
Glucosinolates Root 10,000
Seed
Glucotropaeolin Root 17,600
Seed
Glutamic-acid Root 15,650
Glycine Root 6,830
Histidine Root 4,190
Hydroxyproline Root 260
Indoyl-3-methyl-glucosinolate Root
Iodine Root 5
Kilocalories Root 3,250
Leucine Root 9,100
Linoleic-acid Root 7
Lysine Root 5,450
M-hydroxybenzyl-glucosinolate Root
M-methoxy-glucotropaeolin Root 3,600
Macaene Root
Macamide Root
Malic-acid Root
Manganese Root 8
Methionine Root 2,800
Niacin Root 56
Oleic-acid Root 3
P-hydroxybenzyl-glucosinolate Root
P-methoxybenzyl-glucosinolate Root
Seed
P-methoxybenzyl-isothiocyanate Root
Palmitic-acid Root 5
Pent-4-enyl-glucosinolate Root
Phenylalanine Root 5,530
Phosphorus Root 1,830
Phytosterols Root 500 1,000
Potassium Root 20,000 20,500
Proline Root 50
Prostaglandin Root
Protein Root 102,000 160,000
Riboflavin Root 3.5 4
Saponins Root
Sarcosine Root 70
Serine Root 5,040
Sinigrin Root
Seed
Sodium Root 190
Stigmasterol Root
Tannin Root
Thiamin Root 2
Threonine Root 3,310
Tryptophan Root 490
Tyrosine Root 3,060
Uridine Root
Valine Root 7,930
Vit-b-6 Root 11
Vit-b2 Root 4
Water Root 153,000
Zinc Root 38
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]