Lippia javanica Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
lemonbush
Lippia javanica

Economic importance of Lippia javanica

Materials esential oils
Medicines folklore

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Geografical distribution

  • AFRICA
    Native
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia
    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Zaire
    • South Tropical Africa: Angola; Malawi; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    • Southern Africa: Botswana; South Africa - Cape Province, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal; Swaziland

Biological activities

ACE-Inhibitor
Myrcene found in Essential Oil
Acaricide
Linalool found in Essential Oil
Aldose-Reductase-Inhibitor
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil
Myrcene found in Essential Oil
Allergenic
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil
Linalool found in Essential Oil
Myrcene found in Essential Oil
Analgesic
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil
Linalool found in Essential Oil
Myrcene found in Essential Oil
P-cymene found in Essential Oil
Anesthetic
Linalool found in Essential Oil
Antiacetylcholinesterase
Linalool found in Essential Oil
P-cymene found in Essential Oil
Antiacne
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil
Antiallergic
Linalool found in Essential Oil
Antialzheimeran
Choline found in Plant
Antianaphylactic
Linalool found in Essential Oil
Antiasthmatic
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil
Antibacillary
P-cymene found in Essential Oil
Antibacterial
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil
Linalool found in Essential Oil
Myrcene found in Essential Oil
P-cymene found in Essential Oil
Anticariogenic
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil
Linalool found in Essential Oil
Antichoreic
Choline found in Plant
Anticirrhotic
Choline found in Plant
Anticolic
Linalool found in Essential Oil
Anticonvulsant
Linalool found in Essential Oil
Myrcene found in Essential Oil
Anticystinuric
Choline found in Plant
Antidementia
Choline found in Plant
Antidermatitic
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil
Antidiabetic
Choline found in Plant
Antidyskinetic
Choline found in Plant
Antiedemic
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil
Linalool found in Essential Oil
Antiencephalopathic
Arginine found in Plant
Antifeedant
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil
Antiflu
P-cymene found in Essential Oil
Antiglutamaergic
Linalool found in Essential Oil
Antihepatitic
Arginine found in Plant
Antihistaminic
Linalool found in Essential Oil
Antihomocysteine
Choline found in Plant
Antihypertensive
Arginine found in Plant
Antiimpotence
Arginine found in Plant
Antiinfertility
Arginine found in Plant
Antiinflammatory
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil
Linalool found in Essential Oil
Antileishmanic
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil
Antileukemic
Linalool found in Essential Oil
Antilymphomic
Linalool found in Essential Oil
Antimange
Linalool found in Essential Oil
Antimanic
Choline found in Plant
Antimite
Linalool found in Essential Oil
Antimutagenic
Linalool found in Essential Oil
Myrcene found in Essential Oil
Antinitrosaminic
Myrcene found in Essential Oil
Antinociceptive
Choline found in Plant
Myrcene found in Essential Oil
Antionychyotic
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil
Antioxidant
Alanine found in Plant
Myrcene found in Essential Oil
Antiproliferant
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil
Antirheumatalgic
P-cymene found in Essential Oil
Antisecretory
D-glucose found in Plant
Antiseptic
Linalool found in Essential Oil
Antishock
Linalool found in Essential Oil
Antisickling
Asparagine found in Plant
Antispasmodic
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil
Linalool found in Essential Oil
Myrcene found in Essential Oil
Antistaphylococcic
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil
Antisteatotic
Choline found in Plant
Antistreptococcic
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil
Antitumor
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil
Antiulcer
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil
Antiviral
Linalool found in Essential Oil
P-cymene found in Essential Oil
Aphrodisiac
Arginine found in Plant
Barbituate-Synergist
Linalool found in Essential Oil
Bronchorelaxant
Linalool found in Essential Oil
CNS-Depressant
Linalool found in Essential Oil
Cancer-Preventive
Alanine found in Plant
Linalool found in Essential Oil
Candidicide
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil
Candidistat
Linalool found in Essential Oil
Cardiodepressant
Choline found in Plant
Carminative
Linalool found in Essential Oil
Cerebrotonic
Choline found in Plant
Chemopreventive
Myrcene found in Essential Oil
Cholinergic
Choline found in Plant
Coleopterifuge
Ipsdienone found in Essential Oil
Culicide
Linalool found in Essential Oil
Cytotoxic
Linalool found in Essential Oil
Diuretic
Arginine found in Plant
Asparagine found in Plant
Expectorant
Linalool found in Essential Oil
FLavor
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil
Linalool found in Essential Oil
Myrcene found in Essential Oil
P-cymene found in Essential Oil
Fungicide
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil
Linalool found in Essential Oil
Myrcene found in Essential Oil
P-cymene found in Essential Oil
GABA-nergic
Linalool found in Essential Oil
Gastroprotective
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil
Hepatoprotective
Choline found in Plant
Herbicide
P-cymene found in Essential Oil
Hypnotic
Linalool found in Essential Oil
Hypoammonemic
Arginine found in Plant
Hypotensive
Choline found in Plant
Hypothermic
Linalool found in Essential Oil
Myrcene found in Essential Oil
Icterogenic
Icterogenin found in Plant
Ileorelaxant
Choline found in Plant
Insecticide
Linalool found in Essential Oil
Ocimene found in Plant (4000 ppm)
Insectifuge
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil
Ipsdienone found in Essential Oil
Linalool found in Essential Oil
Myrcene found in Essential Oil
P-cymene found in Essential Oil
Irritant
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil
Linalool found in Essential Oil
Myrcene found in Essential Oil
P-cymene found in Essential Oil
Larvicide
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil
Linalool found in Essential Oil
Laxative
P-cymene found in Essential Oil
Lipotropic
Choline found in Plant
Memorigenic
Choline found in Plant
Mosquitocide
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil
Mosquitofuge
Linalool found in Essential Oil
Motor-Depressant
Linalool found in Essential Oil
Myorelaxant
Myrcene found in Essential Oil
NO-Genic
Arginine found in Plant
Nematicide
Linalool found in Essential Oil
Oxidant
Alanine found in Plant
P450-2B1-Inhibitor
Myrcene found in Essential Oil
Parasympathomimetic
Choline found in Plant
Perfumery
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil
Linalool found in Essential Oil
Myrcene found in Essential Oil
Ocimene found in Plant (4000 ppm)
Pesticide
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil
Linalool found in Essential Oil
Myrcene found in Essential Oil
P-cymene found in Essential Oil
Pituitary-Stimulant
Arginine found in Plant
Prooxidant
Linalool found in Essential Oil
Sedative
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil
Linalool found in Essential Oil
P-cymene found in Essential Oil
Spermigenic
Arginine found in Plant
Termitifuge
Caryophyllene found in Essential Oil
Linalool found in Essential Oil
Toxic
Icterogenin found in Plant
Trichomonicide
Linalool found in Essential Oil
P-cymene found in Essential Oil
Tumor-Promoter
Linalool found in Essential Oil
Vasodilator
Arginine found in Plant

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
Alanine Plant
Arginine Plant
Asparagine Plant
Caryophyllene Essential Oil
Choline Plant
Cis-ocimenone Essential Oil
D-glucose Plant
Eo Plant
Icterogenin Plant
Ipsdienone Essential Oil
Linalool Essential Oil
Myrcene Essential Oil
Myrcenone Essential Oil
Ocimene Plant 4,000
P-cymene Essential Oil
Proline Plant
Theveside Leaf 300
Root 350
Theviridoside Root 370
Trans-ocimenone Essential Oil
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]