Pavonia odorata Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
pavonia
Pavonia odorata

Medical use

Economic importance of Pavonia odorata

Medicines folklore

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Geografical distribution

  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Native
    • Indian Subcontinent: India - Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Orissa, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Myanmar

Biological activities

ACE-Inhibitor
Alpha-terpinene found in Root (250 ppm)
Acaricide
Alpha-terpinene found in Root (250 ppm)
Aldose-Reductase-Inhibitor
Alpha-terpinene found in Root (250 ppm)
Antiacetylcholinesterase
Alpha-terpinene found in Root (250 ppm)
Antiallergic
Azulene found in Root (200 ppm)
Antibacterial
Azulene found in Root (200 ppm)
Antihistaminic
Azulene found in Root (200 ppm)
Antiinflammatory
Azulene found in Root (200 ppm)
Antinitrosaminic
Alpha-terpinene found in Root (250 ppm)
Antipyretic
Azulene found in Root (200 ppm)
Antiseptic
Aromadendrene found in Root (400 ppm)
Azulene found in Root (200 ppm)
Antispasmodic
Alpha-terpinene found in Root (250 ppm)
Azulene found in Root (200 ppm)
Antiulcer
Azulene found in Root (200 ppm)
Cancer-Preventive
Aromadendrene found in Root (400 ppm)
FLavor
Alpha-terpinene found in Root (250 ppm)
Isovaleraldehyde found in Root (150 ppm)
Isovaleric-acid found in Root (3450 ppm)
Hepatoregenerative
Azulene found in Root (200 ppm)
Insecticide
Alpha-terpinene found in Root (250 ppm)
Insectifuge
Alpha-terpinene found in Root (250 ppm)
Irritant
Isovaleric-acid found in Root (3450 ppm)
P450-2B1-Inhibitor
Alpha-terpinene found in Root (250 ppm)
Perfumery
Alpha-terpinene found in Root (250 ppm)
Isovaleric-acid found in Root (3450 ppm)
Pesticide
Alpha-terpinene found in Root (250 ppm)
Aromadendrene found in Root (400 ppm)
Azulene found in Root (200 ppm)
Sedative
Isovaleric-acid found in Root (3450 ppm)
Spasmogenic
Alpha-terpinene found in Root (250 ppm)
Tranquilizer
Isovaleric-acid found in Root (3450 ppm)

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
Alpha-terpinene Root 250
Aromadendrene Root 400
Azulene Root 200
Eo Root 5,000
Isovaleraldehyde Root 150
Isovaleric-acid Root 3,450
Pavonene Root 300
Pavonenol Root
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]