Pelargonium roseum Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
Namaqualand beauty
Pelargonium roseum

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Geografical distribution

  • AFRICA
    Native
    • Southern Africa: Namibia ; South Africa - Cape Province

Biological activities

Acaricide
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
Menthone found in Shoot (612 ppm)
Allelochemic
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (126 ppm)
Allelopathic
Menthone found in Shoot (612 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Shoot (1080 ppm)
Allergenic
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (126 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (18 ppm)
Citronellol found in Shoot (4050 ppm)
Geraniol found in Shoot (3276 ppm)
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
Analgesic
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
Menthone found in Shoot (612 ppm)
Anesthetic
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
Anthelmintic
Geraniol found in Shoot (3276 ppm)
AntiEBV
Geranial found in Shoot (252 ppm)
Antiacetylcholinesterase
Isomenthone found in Shoot (1188 ppm)
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
Menthone found in Shoot (612 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Shoot (1080 ppm)
Antiacne
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (126 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Shoot (1080 ppm)
Antiaflatoxin
Geranial found in Shoot (252 ppm)
Antiaggregant
Menthone found in Shoot (612 ppm)
Antiallergic
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
Menthone found in Shoot (612 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Shoot (1080 ppm)
Antianaphylactic
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
Antiasthmatic
Terpinen-4-ol found in Shoot (1080 ppm)
Antibacillary
Menthone found in Shoot (612 ppm)
Antibacterial
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (126 ppm)
Citronellol found in Shoot (4050 ppm)
Geranial found in Shoot (252 ppm)
Geraniol found in Shoot (3276 ppm)
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
Menthone found in Shoot (612 ppm)
Neral found in Shoot (18 ppm)
Nerol found in Shoot (216 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Shoot (1080 ppm)
Anticariogenic
Geraniol found in Shoot (3276 ppm)
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
Anticolic
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
Anticonvulsant
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
Antiedemic
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
Antiescherichic
Menthone found in Shoot (612 ppm)
Antifeedant
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (126 ppm)
Antiflu
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (126 ppm)
Antiglutamaergic
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
Antihelicobacter
Nerol found in Shoot (216 ppm)
Antihistaminic
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
Menthone found in Shoot (612 ppm)
Antiinflammatory
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (126 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (18 ppm)
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
Antileukemic
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
Antilisteria
Menthone found in Shoot (612 ppm)
Antilymphomic
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
Antimange
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
Antimelanomic
Geraniol found in Shoot (3276 ppm)
Antimite
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
Antimutagenic
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
Antioxidant
Isomenthone found in Shoot (1188 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Shoot (1080 ppm)
Antipneumonic
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (126 ppm)
Antiradicular
Isomenthone found in Shoot (1188 ppm)
Antisalmonella
Geraniol found in Shoot (3276 ppm)
Menthone found in Shoot (612 ppm)
Antiseptic
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (126 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (18 ppm)
Citronellol found in Shoot (4050 ppm)
Geraniol found in Shoot (3276 ppm)
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
Menthone found in Shoot (612 ppm)
Nerol found in Shoot (216 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Shoot (1080 ppm)
Antishock
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
Antispasmodic
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (126 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (18 ppm)
Geraniol found in Shoot (3276 ppm)
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
Menthone found in Shoot (612 ppm)
Neral found in Shoot (18 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Shoot (1080 ppm)
Antistaphylococcic
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (126 ppm)
Citronellol found in Shoot (4050 ppm)
Menthone found in Shoot (612 ppm)
Antistreptococcic
Citronellol found in Shoot (4050 ppm)
Antitubercular
Geraniol found in Shoot (3276 ppm)
Antitumor
Geraniol found in Shoot (3276 ppm)
Antitussive
Terpinen-4-ol found in Shoot (1080 ppm)
Antiulcer
Nerol found in Shoot (216 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Shoot (1080 ppm)
Antiviral
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (126 ppm)
Geranial found in Shoot (252 ppm)
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
Antiyeast
Geranial found in Shoot (252 ppm)
Ascaricide
Geraniol found in Shoot (3276 ppm)
Bacteriostatic
Terpinen-4-ol found in Shoot (1080 ppm)
Barbituate-Synergist
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
Bronchorelaxant
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
CNS-Depressant
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
CNS-Stimulant
Geraniol found in Shoot (3276 ppm)
Cancer-Preventive
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (126 ppm)
Geraniol found in Shoot (3276 ppm)
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
Menthone found in Shoot (612 ppm)
Candidicide
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (18 ppm)
Citronellol found in Shoot (4050 ppm)
Geraniol found in Shoot (3276 ppm)
Menthone found in Shoot (612 ppm)
Candidistat
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
Carminative
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
Cerebrotoxic
Menthone found in Shoot (612 ppm)
Chemopreventive
Geranial found in Shoot (252 ppm)
Coleoptophile
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (126 ppm)
Culicide
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
Menthone found in Shoot (612 ppm)
Cytotoxic
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
Diuretic
Terpinen-4-ol found in Shoot (1080 ppm)
Embryotoxic
Geraniol found in Shoot (3276 ppm)
Emetic
Geraniol found in Shoot (3276 ppm)
Estrogenic
Geranial found in Shoot (252 ppm)
Nerol found in Shoot (216 ppm)
Expectorant
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (126 ppm)
Geraniol found in Shoot (3276 ppm)
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
FLavor
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (126 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (18 ppm)
Citronellol found in Shoot (4050 ppm)
Citronellyl-formate found in Shoot (1548 ppm)
Geraniol found in Shoot (3276 ppm)
Geranyl-formate found in Shoot (1152 ppm)
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
Menthone found in Shoot (612 ppm)
Nerol found in Shoot (216 ppm)
Fungicide
Citronellol found in Shoot (4050 ppm)
Geranial found in Shoot (252 ppm)
Geraniol found in Shoot (3276 ppm)
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
Menthone found in Shoot (612 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Shoot (1080 ppm)
GABA-nergic
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
Glutathionigenic
Geranial found in Shoot (252 ppm)
Herbicide
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (126 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (18 ppm)
Citronellol found in Shoot (4050 ppm)
Geraniol found in Shoot (3276 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Shoot (1080 ppm)
Hypnotic
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
Hypothermic
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
Insecticide
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (126 ppm)
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
Menthone found in Shoot (612 ppm)
Insectifuge
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (126 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (18 ppm)
Geraniol found in Shoot (3276 ppm)
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Shoot (1080 ppm)
Insectiphile
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (126 ppm)
Geraniol found in Shoot (3276 ppm)
Irritant
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (126 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (18 ppm)
Citronellol found in Shoot (4050 ppm)
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Shoot (1080 ppm)
Larvicide
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
Menthone found in Shoot (612 ppm)
Mosquitofuge
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
Motor-Depressant
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
Mutagenic
Menthone found in Shoot (612 ppm)
Mycobactericide
Geraniol found in Shoot (3276 ppm)
Nematicide
Citronellol found in Shoot (4050 ppm)
Geraniol found in Shoot (3276 ppm)
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
Menthone found in Shoot (612 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Shoot (1080 ppm)
P450-2B1-Inhibitor
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (126 ppm)
Perfumery
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (126 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (18 ppm)
Citronellol found in Shoot (4050 ppm)
Geraniol found in Shoot (3276 ppm)
Geranyl-formate found in Shoot (1152 ppm)
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
Menthone found in Shoot (612 ppm)
Nerol found in Shoot (216 ppm)
Pesticide
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (126 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (18 ppm)
Citronellol found in Shoot (4050 ppm)
Geranial found in Shoot (252 ppm)
Geraniol found in Shoot (3276 ppm)
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
Menthone found in Shoot (612 ppm)
Neral found in Shoot (18 ppm)
Nerol found in Shoot (216 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Shoot (1080 ppm)
Prooxidant
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
Psychoactive
Menthone found in Shoot (612 ppm)
Renoirritant
Terpinen-4-ol found in Shoot (1080 ppm)
Sedative
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (126 ppm)
Citronellol found in Shoot (4050 ppm)
Geraniol found in Shoot (3276 ppm)
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
Menthone found in Shoot (612 ppm)
Nerol found in Shoot (216 ppm)
Spasmogenic
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (126 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (18 ppm)
Spasmolytic
Geranial found in Shoot (252 ppm)
Spermicide
Terpinen-4-ol found in Shoot (1080 ppm)
Termiticide
Neral found in Shoot (18 ppm)
Termitifuge
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
Tranquilizer
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (126 ppm)
Transdermal
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (126 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (18 ppm)
Trichomonicide
Citronellol found in Shoot (4050 ppm)
Geraniol found in Shoot (3276 ppm)
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
Menthone found in Shoot (612 ppm)
Nerol found in Shoot (216 ppm)
Tumor-Promoter
Linalool found in Shoot (1962 ppm)
Vulnerary
Terpinen-4-ol found in Shoot (1080 ppm)

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
(e)-rose-oxide Shoot 36
(z)-linalool-oxide Shoot 54
(z)-rose-oxide Shoot 126
Alpha-pinene Shoot 126
Beta-pinene Shoot 18
Citronellol Shoot 4,050
Citronellyl-formate Shoot 1,548
Eo Shoot 18,000
Geranial Shoot 252
Geraniol Shoot 3,276
Geranoic-acid Shoot 18
Geranyl-formate Shoot 1,152
Geranyl-tiglate Shoot 180
Isomenthone Shoot 1,188
Linalool Shoot 1,962
Menthone Shoot 612
Neral Shoot 18
Nerol Shoot 216
Terpinen-4-ol Shoot 1,080
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]