Melaleuca bracteata Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
black teatree bracteate honey myrtle mock olive prickly-leaf teatree river teatree white cloudtree
Melaleuca bracteata

Medical use

Economic importance of Melaleuca bracteata

Bee plants honey production
Environmental ornamental

Gallery

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Geografical distribution

  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Cultivated
    • Malesia: Indonesia - Java
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Native
    • Australia: Australia - New South Wales , Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Cultivated
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California

Biological activities

Acaricide
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Eugenol found in Leaf
Adrenergic
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Aldose-Reductase-Inhibitor
Cinnamic-acid found in Leaf (100 ppm)
Allelochemic
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Cinnamyl-alcohol found in Leaf (100 ppm)
Allergenic
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Cinnamic-acid found in Leaf (100 ppm)
Eugenol found in Leaf
Analgesic
Eugenol found in Leaf
Anesthetic
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Cinnamic-acid found in Leaf (100 ppm)
Eugenol found in Leaf
Methyl-eugenol found in Leaf (9000 ppm)
AntiTNF
Eugenol found in Leaf
Antiaggregant
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Eugenol found in Leaf
Antiarachidonate
Eugenol found in Leaf
Antibacterial
Alpha-phellandrene found in Leaf (500 ppm)
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Cinnamic-acid found in Leaf (100 ppm)
Eugenol found in Leaf
Methyl-eugenol found in Leaf (9000 ppm)
Anticonvulsant
Eugenol found in Leaf
Methyl-eugenol found in Leaf (9000 ppm)
Antiedemic
Eugenol found in Leaf
Antienterococcic
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Antiescherichic
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Antiestrogenic
Eugenol found in Leaf
Antifeedant
Eugenol found in Leaf
Methyl-eugenol found in Leaf (9000 ppm)
Antigenotoxic
Eugenol found in Leaf
Antiherpetic
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Eugenol found in Leaf
Antiinflammatory
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Cinnamic-acid found in Leaf (100 ppm)
Eugenol found in Leaf
Antikeratotic
Eugenol found in Leaf
Antiklebsiellic
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Antileukemic
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Antimitotic
Eugenol found in Leaf
Antimutagenic
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Cinnamic-acid found in Leaf (100 ppm)
Cinnamyl-alcohol found in Leaf (100 ppm)
Eugenol found in Leaf
Antinitrosating
Eugenol found in Leaf
Antioxidant
Eugenol found in Leaf
Methyl-eugenol found in Leaf (9000 ppm)
Antipneumonic
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Antiprostaglandin
Eugenol found in Leaf
Antipseudomonic
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Antipyretic
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Eugenol found in Leaf
Antiradicular
Eugenol found in Leaf
Methyl-eugenol found in Leaf (9000 ppm)
Antisalmonella
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Eugenol found in Leaf
Antiseptic
Eugenol found in Leaf
Methyl-eugenol found in Leaf (9000 ppm)
Antispasmodic
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Cinnamic-acid found in Leaf (100 ppm)
Eugenol found in Leaf
Antistaphylococcic
Alpha-phellandrene found in Leaf (500 ppm)
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Eugenol found in Leaf
Antithromboxane
Eugenol found in Leaf
Antitumor
Eugenol found in Leaf
Antiulcer
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Eugenol found in Leaf
Antiurease
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Antiviral
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Eugenol found in Leaf
Apifuge
Eugenol found in Leaf
CNS-Depressant
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Eugenol found in Leaf
CNS-Stimulant
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
COX-1-Inhibitor
Eugenol found in Leaf
COX-2-Inhibitor
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Eugenol found in Leaf
Calcium-Antagonist
Eugenol found in Leaf
Cancer-Preventive
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Cinnamic-acid found in Leaf (100 ppm)
Eugenol found in Leaf
Methyl-eugenol found in Leaf (9000 ppm)
Candidicide
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Eugenol found in Leaf
Carcinogenic
Methyl-eugenol found in Leaf (9000 ppm)
Carminative
Eugenol found in Leaf
Choleretic
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Cinnamic-acid found in Leaf (100 ppm)
Eugenol found in Leaf
Chronotropic
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Circulatory-Stimulant
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Cyclooxygenase-Inhibitor
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Cytochrome-P450-Inhibitor
Eugenol found in Leaf
Cytotoxic
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Eugenol found in Leaf
Dermal
Alpha-phellandrene found in Leaf (500 ppm)
Dermatitigenic
Cinnamic-acid found in Leaf (100 ppm)
Eugenol found in Leaf
Emetic
Alpha-phellandrene found in Leaf (500 ppm)
Enterorelaxant
Eugenol found in Leaf
FLavor
Alpha-phellandrene found in Leaf (500 ppm)
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Cinnamic-acid found in Leaf (100 ppm)
Cinnamyl-cinnamate found in Leaf (100 ppm)
Eugenol found in Leaf
Methyl-eugenol found in Leaf (9000 ppm)
Fungicide
Alpha-phellandrene found in Leaf (500 ppm)
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Cinnamic-acid found in Leaf (100 ppm)
Eugenol found in Leaf
Methyl-eugenol found in Leaf (9000 ppm)
Fungistat
Methyl-eugenol found in Leaf (9000 ppm)
Hepatoprotective
Eugenol found in Leaf
Herbicide
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Cinnamic-acid found in Leaf (100 ppm)
Cinnamyl-alcohol found in Leaf (100 ppm)
Eugenol found in Leaf
Histaminic
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Hypoglycemic
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Hypotensive
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Hypothermic
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Inotropic
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Insecticide
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Eugenol found in Leaf
Insectifuge
Eugenol found in Leaf
Methyl-eugenol found in Leaf (9000 ppm)
Insectiphile
Alpha-phellandrene found in Leaf (500 ppm)
Irritant
Alpha-phellandrene found in Leaf (500 ppm)
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Eugenol found in Leaf
Juvabional
Eugenol found in Leaf
Larvicide
Eugenol found in Leaf
Laxative
Alpha-phellandrene found in Leaf (500 ppm)
Cinnamic-acid found in Leaf (100 ppm)
Lipoxygenase-Inhibitor
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Cinnamic-acid found in Leaf (100 ppm)
Monoaminergic
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Motor-Depressant
Eugenol found in Leaf
Mutagenic
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Myorelaxant
Methyl-eugenol found in Leaf (9000 ppm)
Narcotic
Methyl-eugenol found in Leaf (9000 ppm)
Nematicide
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Cinnamyl-alcohol found in Leaf (100 ppm)
Eugenol found in Leaf
Methyl-eugenol found in Leaf (9000 ppm)
Neurotoxic
Eugenol found in Leaf
Perfumery
Alpha-phellandrene found in Leaf (500 ppm)
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Cinnamyl-alcohol found in Leaf (100 ppm)
Eugenol found in Leaf
Methyl-eugenol found in Leaf (9000 ppm)
Pesticide
Alpha-phellandrene found in Leaf (500 ppm)
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Cinnamic-acid found in Leaf (100 ppm)
Cinnamyl-alcohol found in Leaf (100 ppm)
Eugenol found in Leaf
Methyl-eugenol found in Leaf (9000 ppm)
Prostaglandin-Synthesis-Inhibitor
Eugenol found in Leaf
Sedative
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Eugenol found in Leaf
Methyl-eugenol found in Leaf (9000 ppm)
Sprout-Inhibitor
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Teratogenic
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Termiticide
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Eugenol found in Leaf
Tranquilizer
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Trichomonicide
Eugenol found in Leaf
Trichomonistat
Eugenol found in Leaf
Trypsin-Enhancer
Eugenol found in Leaf
Tyrosinase-Inhibitor
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Cinnamic-acid found in Leaf (100 ppm)
Ulcerogenic
Eugenol found in Leaf
Varroacide
Eugenol found in Leaf
Vasodilator
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf
Eugenol found in Leaf
Vermifuge
Cinnamic-acid found in Leaf (100 ppm)
Eugenol found in Leaf
Vibriocide
Cinnamaldehyde found in Leaf

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
Alpha-phellandrene Leaf 120 500
Cinnamaldehyde Leaf
Cinnamic-acid Leaf 40 100
Cinnamic-acid-esters Leaf 40 100
Cinnamyl-alcohol Leaf 40 100
Cinnamyl-cinnamate Leaf 40 100
Eo Leaf 4,000 10,000
Eugenol Leaf
Methyl-eugenol Leaf 2,800 9,000
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]