Ocimum sanctum Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
brush-leaf-tea holy basil sacred basil
Ocimum sanctum

Medical use

Economic importance of Ocimum sanctum

Food additives flavoring flavoring
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Geografical distribution

  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Native
    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Sri Lanka
    • Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Philippines

Biological activities

5-Alpha-Reductase-Inhibitor
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (102455 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Seed (13950 ppm)
Palmitic-acid found in Seed (10700 ppm)
Stearic-acid found in Seed (3255 ppm)
Acaricide
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Acidulant
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Aldose-Reductase-Inhibitor
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Allergenic
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (25 ppm)
Carvacrol found in Leaf (210 ppm)
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Seed (13950 ppm)
Alpha-Reductase-Inhibitor
Oleic-acid found in Seed (13950 ppm)
Analgesic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Androgenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Anemiagenic
Oleic-acid found in Seed (13950 ppm)
Anesthetic
Carvacrol found in Leaf (210 ppm)
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Angiogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Angiotensin-Receptor-Blocker
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Anorexic
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Anthelmintic
Carvacrol found in Leaf (210 ppm)
Tannin found in Plant
AntiAGE
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
AntiCFS
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
AntiCTS
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
AntiHIV
Tannin found in Plant
AntiLyme
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
AntiMS
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (102455 ppm)
AntiPMS
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (25 ppm)
AntiTNF
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Antiacne
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (25 ppm)
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (102455 ppm)
Antiadenomic
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Antiaggregant
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Antiaging
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (25 ppm)
Antiallergic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Antialopecic
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (102455 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Seed (13950 ppm)
Palmitic-acid found in Seed (10700 ppm)
Antialzheimeran
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Antianaphylactic
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (102455 ppm)
Antiandrogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (102455 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Seed (13950 ppm)
Palmitic-acid found in Seed (10700 ppm)
Antiarachidonate
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Antiarteriosclerotic
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (102455 ppm)
Antiarthritic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (25 ppm)
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (102455 ppm)
Antiasthmatic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (25 ppm)
Antiatherosclerotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Carvacrol found in Leaf (210 ppm)
Antibacterial
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Carvacrol found in Leaf (210 ppm)
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Tannin found in Plant
Anticancer
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (25 ppm)
Tannin found in Plant
Anticarcinomic
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (25 ppm)
Anticariogenic
Tannin found in Plant
Anticataract
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Anticervicaldysplasic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (25 ppm)
Anticlimacteric
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Anticold
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Anticonvulsant
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Anticoronary
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (25 ppm)
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (102455 ppm)
Antidecubitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Antidementia
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Antidepressant
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Antidiabetic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Xylose found in Seed
Antidiarrheic
Tannin found in Plant
Antidiuretic
Carvacrol found in Leaf (210 ppm)
Antidysenteric
Tannin found in Plant
Antieczemic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (102455 ppm)
Antiedemic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Antiencephalitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Antiendometriotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Antiestrogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Antifatigue
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Antifeedant
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Antifertility
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Antifibrinolytic
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (102455 ppm)
Palmitic-acid found in Seed (10700 ppm)
Antifibrotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Antigallstone
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Antigastritic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Antigenotoxic
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Antigingivitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Antiglaucomic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Antigonadotrophic
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Antigranular
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (102455 ppm)
Antihangover
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Antihemorrhagic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Antihepatitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Antihepatomic
Saponins found in Plant
Antihepatotoxic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Tannin found in Plant
Antiherpetic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Antihistaminic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (102455 ppm)
Antihyperkeratotic
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (25 ppm)
Antihyperlipoproteinaemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Antihypertensive
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Tannin found in Plant
Antiichythyotic
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (25 ppm)
Antiinfertility
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Antiinflammatory
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Carvacrol found in Leaf (210 ppm)
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (102455 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Seed (13950 ppm)
Antikeratotic
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Antilepric
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Antileukemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Antileukoplakic
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (25 ppm)
Antileukotriene-D4
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (102455 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Seed (13950 ppm)
Antilipolytic
Tannin found in Plant
Antilipoperoxidant
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (25 ppm)
Antilithic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Antilupus
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (25 ppm)
Antilymphomic
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Antimaculitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (25 ppm)
Antimastitic
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (25 ppm)
Antimeasles
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Antimelanomic
Carvacrol found in Leaf (210 ppm)
Antimenopausal
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Antimenorrhagic
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (102455 ppm)
Antimigraine
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Antimitotic
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Antimutagenic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (25 ppm)
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Saponins found in Plant
Tannin found in Plant
Antinephritic
Tannin found in Plant
Antineuramidase
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Antinitrosating
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Antinitrosic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Antiobesity
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Antiophidic
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Tannin found in Plant
Antiorchitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Antiosteoarthritic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Antiosteoporotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Antioxidant
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (25 ppm)
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Carvacrol found in Leaf (210 ppm)
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Palmitic-acid found in Seed (10700 ppm)
Tannin found in Plant
Antiozenic
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (25 ppm)
Antipapillomic
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (25 ppm)
Antiparkinsonian
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Antiparotitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Antiperiodontitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Antiphotophobic
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (25 ppm)
Antipityriasic
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (25 ppm)
Antiplaque
Carvacrol found in Leaf (210 ppm)
Antipneumonic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Antipodriac
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Antipoliomyelitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Antiporphyric
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (25 ppm)
Antiprogestational
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Antiproliferant
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (25 ppm)
Antiprostaglandin
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Carvacrol found in Leaf (210 ppm)
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Antiprostatadenomic
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Antiprostatitic
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (102455 ppm)
Antipsoriac
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (25 ppm)
Antipyretic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Antiradicular
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (25 ppm)
Carvacrol found in Leaf (210 ppm)
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Tannin found in Plant
Antirenitic
Tannin found in Plant
Antiretinotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Antirheumatic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (25 ppm)
Antirhinitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Antisalmonella
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Antiscorbutic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Antiseptic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Carvacrol found in Leaf (210 ppm)
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Antishingles
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Antispasmodic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Carvacrol found in Leaf (210 ppm)
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Antistaphylococcic
Carvacrol found in Leaf (210 ppm)
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Antistreptococcic
Carvacrol found in Leaf (210 ppm)
Antistress
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (25 ppm)
Antisyndrome-X
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Antithromboxane
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Antitumor-Promoter
Tannin found in Plant
Antitumor
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (25 ppm)
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Tannin found in Plant
Antitussive
Carvacrol found in Leaf (210 ppm)
Antiulcer
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (25 ppm)
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Tannin found in Plant
Antiviral
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Tannin found in Plant
Antixerophthalmic
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (25 ppm)
Apifuge
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Apoptotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Artemicide
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Asthma-preventive
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Beta-Glucuronidase-Inhibitor
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
CNS-Depressant
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Eugenol-methyl-ether found in Leaf (1400 ppm)
COX-1-Inhibitor
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (25 ppm)
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
COX-2-Inhibitor
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (25 ppm)
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Calcium-Antagonist
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Methyl-chavicol found in Leaf
Cancer-Preventive
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (25 ppm)
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Eugenol-methyl-ether found in Leaf (1400 ppm)
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (102455 ppm)
Mucilage found in Seed
Oleic-acid found in Seed (13950 ppm)
Tannin found in Plant
Candidicide
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Carvacrol found in Leaf (210 ppm)
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Carcinogenic
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (102455 ppm)
Tannin found in Plant
Cardioprotective
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Carminative
Carvacrol found in Leaf (210 ppm)
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Caspase-8-Inducer
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Chelator
Tannin found in Plant
Chemopreventive
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (25 ppm)
Choleretic
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Seed (13950 ppm)
Cold-preventive
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Collagenic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Colorant
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (25 ppm)
Comedolytic
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (102455 ppm)
Cosmetic
Stearic-acid found in Seed (3255 ppm)
Cyclooxygenase-Inhibitor
Carvacrol found in Leaf (210 ppm)
Tannin found in Plant
Cytochrome-P450-Inhibitor
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Cytotoxic
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
DNA-Binder
Eugenol-methyl-ether found in Leaf (1400 ppm)
Methyl-chavicol found in Leaf
Demulcent
Mucilage found in Seed
Dermatitigenic
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Seed (13950 ppm)
Detoxicant
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Diagnostic
Xylose found in Seed
Diuretic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Dye
Xylose found in Seed
Enterorelaxant
Carvacrol found in Leaf (210 ppm)
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Estrogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Expectorant
Carvacrol found in Leaf (210 ppm)
FLavor
Carvacrol found in Leaf (210 ppm)
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Seed (13950 ppm)
Palmitic-acid found in Seed (10700 ppm)
Stearic-acid found in Seed (3255 ppm)
Febrifuge
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Fistula-Preventive
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Fungicide
Carvacrol found in Leaf (210 ppm)
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Gastroprotective
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (25 ppm)
Glucosyl-Transferase-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Plant
Gonadotrophic
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Hemolytic
Palmitic-acid found in Seed (10700 ppm)
Hepatocarcinogenic
Methyl-chavicol found in Leaf
Hepatoprotective
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (102455 ppm)
Tannin found in Plant
Herbicide
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Hypercholesterolemic
Palmitic-acid found in Seed (10700 ppm)
Hypocholesterolemic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (102455 ppm)
Mucilage found in Seed
Oleic-acid found in Seed (13950 ppm)
Stearic-acid found in Seed (3255 ppm)
Hypoglycemic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Hypolipidemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Hypotensive
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Hypothermic
Eugenol-methyl-ether found in Leaf (1400 ppm)
Methyl-chavicol found in Leaf
Immunomodulator
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (102455 ppm)
Saponins found in Plant
Immunostimulant
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (25 ppm)
Immunosuppressant
Tannin found in Plant
Insecticide
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Methyl-chavicol found in Leaf
Insectifuge
Carvacrol found in Leaf (210 ppm)
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (102455 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Seed (13950 ppm)
Interferon-Synergist
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (25 ppm)
Interferonogenic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Irritant
Carvacrol found in Leaf (210 ppm)
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Seed (13950 ppm)
Juvabional
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Larvicide
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Lipoxygenase-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Plant
Lithogenic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Lubricant
Palmitic-acid found in Seed (10700 ppm)
Stearic-acid found in Seed (3255 ppm)
MAO-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Plant
Metastatic
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (102455 ppm)
Motor-Depressant
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Mucogenic
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (25 ppm)
Mucolytic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Myorelaxant
Eugenol-methyl-ether found in Leaf (1400 ppm)
Nematicide
Carvacrol found in Leaf (210 ppm)
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (102455 ppm)
Palmitic-acid found in Seed (10700 ppm)
Neurotoxic
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Ornithine-Decarboxylase-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Plant
Percutaneostimulant
Oleic-acid found in Seed (13950 ppm)
Perfumery
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Seed (13950 ppm)
Stearic-acid found in Seed (3255 ppm)
Pesticide
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Carvacrol found in Leaf (210 ppm)
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Methyl-chavicol found in Leaf
Palmitic-acid found in Seed (10700 ppm)
Tannin found in Plant
Phagocytotic
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (25 ppm)
Prooxidant
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (25 ppm)
Propecic
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (102455 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Seed (13950 ppm)
Palmitic-acid found in Seed (10700 ppm)
Stearic-acid found in Seed (3255 ppm)
Prostaglandin-Inhibitor
Carvacrol found in Leaf (210 ppm)
Prostaglandin-Synthesis-Inhibitor
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Psychotropic
Tannin found in Plant
Sedative
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Soap
Palmitic-acid found in Seed (10700 ppm)
Spermicide
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Suppository
Stearic-acid found in Seed (3255 ppm)
Termiticide
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Thymoprotective
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (25 ppm)
Tracheorelaxant
Carvacrol found in Leaf (210 ppm)
Trichomonicide
Carvacrol found in Leaf (210 ppm)
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Trichomonistat
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Trypsin-Enhancer
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Ubiquiot
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (25 ppm)
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Ulcerogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Uricosuric
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Urinary-Acidulant
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Varroacide
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Vasodilator
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Vermifuge
Carvacrol found in Leaf (210 ppm)
Eugenol found in Leaf (4970 ppm)
Vulnerary
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (830 ppm)
Xanthine-Oxidase-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Plant

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
Aldehydes Leaf 900 1,750
Alkaloids Leaf
Antistaphylocoagulase Seed
Ascorbic-acid Leaf 830
Ash Seed 2,000
Beta-carotene Leaf 25
Beta-sitosterol Seed
Carvacrol Leaf 180 210
Cineole Leaf
Eo Leaf 6,000 7,000
Eugenol Leaf 4,200 4,970
Eugenol-methyl-ether Leaf 1,200 1,400
Fat Seed 155,000
Glycosides Leaf
Hexouronic-acid Seed 272,000
Linalol Leaf
Linoleic-acid Seed 102,455
Linolenic-acid Seed 24,355
Methyl-chavicol Leaf
Mucilage Seed
Oleic-acid Seed 13,950
Palmitic-acid Seed 10,700
Pentoses Seed 389,000
Phenols Leaf 3,000 5,320
Protein Seed 138,000
Saponins Plant
Stearic-acid Seed 3,255
Tannin Plant
Xylose Seed
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]