Lycopus uniflorus Health effects and herbal facts

Lycopus uniflorus is a species of flowering plant in the mint family known by the common name northern bugleweed. It is native to much of North America and eastern Asia Lycopus unifloruscan be found most often in moist areas, such as marshes. This is a perennial herb growing from a slender rhizome with thickened, tuberlike tips. The plant grows upright 10 to 50 centimeters tall. Its stem is lined with pairs of toothed leaves with heads of flowers in their axils. The flower is white and a few millimeters in length. The root of the plant was used as a food by several Native American groups.

Lycopus uniflorus

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Biological activities

ACE-Inhibitor
Alpha-terpineol found in Plant (18 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (18 ppm)
AChE-Inhibitor
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Acaricide
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Aldose-Reductase-Inhibitor
Alpha-terpineol found in Plant (18 ppm)
Delta-cadinene found in Plant (8 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (18 ppm)
Allelochemic
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (22 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Allelopathic
Alpha-terpineol found in Plant (18 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Plant (3 ppm)
Allergenic
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (22 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Plant (112 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (18 ppm)
Analgesic
Myrcene found in Plant (18 ppm)
Antiacetylcholinesterase
Elemol found in Plant (1 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Plant (3 ppm)
Viridiflorol found in Plant (2 ppm)
Antiacne
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (22 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Plant (18 ppm)
Delta-cadinene found in Plant (8 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Plant (3 ppm)
Antiadenomic
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Antiallergic
Terpinen-4-ol found in Plant (3 ppm)
Antiasthmatic
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Plant (3 ppm)
Antibacterial
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (22 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Plant (18 ppm)
Delta-cadinene found in Plant (8 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (18 ppm)
Sabinene found in Plant (9 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Plant (3 ppm)
Anticancer
Alpha-terpineol found in Plant (18 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Anticariogenic
Alpha-terpineol found in Plant (18 ppm)
Delta-cadinene found in Plant (8 ppm)
Anticonvulsant
Myrcene found in Plant (18 ppm)
Antiesophagitic
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Antifeedant
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (22 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Antiflu
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (22 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Antihelicobacter
Sabinene found in Plant (9 ppm)
Antiinflammatory
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (22 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Plant (18 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Plant (112 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Antilithic
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Antilymphomic
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Antimutagenic
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (18 ppm)
Antinitrosaminic
Myrcene found in Plant (18 ppm)
Antinociceptive
Myrcene found in Plant (18 ppm)
Antiobesity
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Antioxidant
Myrcene found in Plant (18 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Plant (3 ppm)
Antipneumonic
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (22 ppm)
Antiproliferant
Alpha-terpineol found in Plant (18 ppm)
Antiseptic
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (22 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Plant (18 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Plant (112 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Sabinene found in Plant (9 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Plant (3 ppm)
Antispasmodic
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (22 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Plant (112 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (18 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Plant (3 ppm)
Antistaphylococcic
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (22 ppm)
Antistreptococcic
Delta-cadinene found in Plant (8 ppm)
Antitumor
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Antitussive
Terpinen-4-ol found in Plant (3 ppm)
Antiulcer
Elemol found in Plant (1 ppm)
Sabinene found in Plant (9 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Plant (3 ppm)
Antiviral
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (22 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Apoptotic
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Bacteriostatic
Terpinen-4-ol found in Plant (3 ppm)
Bronchoprotectant
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Cancer-Preventive
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (22 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Candidicide
Beta-pinene found in Plant (112 ppm)
Candidistat
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Chemopreventive
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (18 ppm)
Cholesterolytic
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Cicatrizant
Alpha-terpineol found in Plant (18 ppm)
Coleoptophile
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (22 ppm)
Cytochrome-P450-Inducer
Delta-cadinene found in Plant (8 ppm)
Detoxicant
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Diuretic
Terpinen-4-ol found in Plant (3 ppm)
Enterocontractant
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Expectorant
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (22 ppm)
Beta-phellandrene found in Plant (154 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
FLavor
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (22 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Plant (18 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Plant (112 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (18 ppm)
Fungicide
Beta-phellandrene found in Plant (154 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (18 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Plant (3 ppm)
Fungiphilic
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Fungistat
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
GST-Inducer
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Herbicide
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (22 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Plant (112 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Plant (3 ppm)
Histaminic
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Hypothermic
Myrcene found in Plant (18 ppm)
Immunomodulator
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Insecticide
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (22 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Plant (18 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Insectifuge
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (22 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Plant (112 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (18 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Plant (3 ppm)
Insectiphile
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (22 ppm)
Interleukin-6-Inhibitor
Alpha-terpineol found in Plant (18 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Irritant
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (22 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Plant (112 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (18 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Plant (3 ppm)
Lipolytic
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Mosquitofuge
Alpha-terpineol found in Plant (18 ppm)
Motor-Depressant
Alpha-terpineol found in Plant (18 ppm)
Myorelaxant
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (18 ppm)
NO-Genic
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Nematicide
Alpha-terpineol found in Plant (18 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Plant (3 ppm)
Ornithine-Decarboxylase-Inhibitor
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Ozone-Scavenger
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
P450-2B1-Inhibitor
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (22 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (18 ppm)
P450-Inducer
Delta-cadinene found in Plant (8 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Perfumery
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (22 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Plant (18 ppm)
Beta-phellandrene found in Plant (154 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Plant (112 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (18 ppm)
Sabinene found in Plant (9 ppm)
Peristaltic
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Pesticide
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (22 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Plant (18 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Plant (112 ppm)
Delta-cadinene found in Plant (8 ppm)
Germacrene-d found in Plant (29 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (18 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Plant (3 ppm)
Pheromone
Germacrene-d found in Plant (29 ppm)
Photosensitizer
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Renoirritant
Terpinen-4-ol found in Plant (3 ppm)
Sedative
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (22 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Plant (18 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Spasmogenic
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (22 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Plant (112 ppm)
Spermicide
Terpinen-4-ol found in Plant (3 ppm)
Termiticide
Alpha-terpineol found in Plant (18 ppm)
Testosterone-Inducer
Delta-cadinene found in Plant (8 ppm)
Tranquilizer
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (22 ppm)
Transdermal
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (22 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Plant (18 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Plant (112 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (174 ppm)
Vulnerary
Alpha-terpineol found in Plant (18 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Plant (3 ppm)

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
1-octen-3-ol Plant 18
Alpha-pinene Plant 8 22
Alpha-selinenene Plant 1
Alpha-terpineol Plant 18
Beta-phellandrene Plant 107 154
Beta-pinene Plant 7 112
Beta-selinenene Plant 1
Cis-alpha-farnesene Plant 2
Delta-cadinene Plant 8
Elemol Plant 1
Eo Plant 500
Gamma-cadinene Plant 8
Gamma-muurolene Plant 24
Germacrene-d Plant 8 29
Limonene Plant 111 174
Linalol Plant 5
Myrcene Plant 12 18
Sabinene Plant 3 9
Spathulenol Plant 2
Terpinen-4-ol Plant 3
Viridiflorol Plant 2
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]