Nuytsia floribunda Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
Western Australian Christmastree

Nuytsia floribunda is a hemiparasitic plant found in Western Australia. The species is known locally as the Christmas Tree, displaying bright orange flowers during the Christmas season.

Nuytsia floribunda

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Biological activities

Anthelmintic
Betulinic-acid found in Shoot (17000 ppm)
AntiHIV
Betulinic-acid found in Shoot (17000 ppm)
Antibacterial
Betulinic-acid found in Shoot (17000 ppm)
Anticancer
Betulinic-acid found in Shoot (17000 ppm)
Anticarcinomic
Betulinic-acid found in Shoot (17000 ppm)
Antiedemic
Betulinic-acid found in Shoot (17000 ppm)
Antiinflammatory
Betulinic-acid found in Shoot (17000 ppm)
Antileukemic
Betulinic-acid found in Shoot (17000 ppm)
Antimalarial
Betulinic-acid found in Shoot (17000 ppm)
Antimelanomic
Betulinic-acid found in Shoot (17000 ppm)
Antinociceptive
Betulinic-acid found in Shoot (17000 ppm)
Antiplasmodial
Betulinic-acid found in Shoot (17000 ppm)
Antitumor
Betulinic-acid found in Shoot (17000 ppm)
Antiviral
Betulinic-acid found in Shoot (17000 ppm)
Apoptotic
Betulinic-acid found in Shoot (17000 ppm)
Cytotoxic
Betulinic-acid found in Shoot (17000 ppm)
Phospholipase-A2-Inhibitor
Betulinic-acid found in Shoot (17000 ppm)
Prostaglandin-Synthesis-Inhibitor
Betulinic-acid found in Shoot (17000 ppm)

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
Betulinic-acid Shoot 17,000
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]