Mucuna deeringiana Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
Bengal velvet-bean cowage velvet-bean Florida velvet-bean lacuna-bean Lyon-bean Mauritius velvet-bean velvet-bean Yokohama velvet-bean
Mucuna deeringiana

Economic importance of Mucuna deeringiana

Bee plants honey production honey production
Environmental ornamental soil improver ornamental soil improver
Human food pulse pulse
Animal food forage forage
Medicines source of L-dopa source of L-dopa

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Mucuna deeringiana

Biological activities

Abortifacient
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Aldose-Reductase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Alpha-Reductase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Antiaggregant
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Antiangiogenic
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Antiatherosclerotic
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Anticlimacteric
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Antiendoccytotic
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Antiestrogenic
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Antifertility
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Antihemolytic
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Antiimplantation
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Antiinflammatory
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Antiischemic
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Antileukemic
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Antileukotriene
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Antilymphomic
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Antimelanomic
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Antimicrobial
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Antimitogenic
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Antimutagenic
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Antineuroblastomic
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Antiosteoporotic
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Antioxidant
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Antiproliferative
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Antiprostatadenomic
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Antiprostatitic
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Antispasmodic
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Antiviral
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Apoptotic
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Aromatase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Calcium-Antagonist
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Cancer-Preventive
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Cardioprotective
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Catechol-O-Methyltransferase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Cytotoxic
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
DOPA-Decarboxylase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Estrogen-Agonist
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Estrogenic
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Flatulent
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Fungistat
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Histidine-Kinase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Hypocholesterolemic
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Immunostimulant
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Lipase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
MAO-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
MDR-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
NADH-Ubiquinone-Oxidoreductase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Natriuretic
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Ornithine-Decarboxylase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
PTK-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Peroxidase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Pituitary-sensitizer
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Quinone-Reductase-Inducer
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Topoisomerase-I-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Topoisomerase-II-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Topoisomerase-II-Poison
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Trypanosomastat
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Tyrosine-Kinase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
Uterotrophic
Genistein found in Hypocotyl
VEGF-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Hypocotyl

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
2'-hydroxygenistein Hypocotyl
Genistein Hypocotyl
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]