Peperomia pereskiifolia Health effects and herbal facts

Peperomia pereskiifolia

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Geografical distribution

  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Native
    • Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Nicaragua
    • Northern South America: Venezuela
    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru

Biological activities

Acidulant
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Aldose-Reductase-Inhibitor
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Allergenic
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (920 ppm)
Niacin found in Leaf (45 ppm)
Analgesic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Thiamin found in Leaf (10 ppm)
Angiotensin-Receptor-Blocker
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Fiber found in Leaf (153335 ppm)
Potassium found in Leaf (36535 ppm)
AntiAGE
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
AntiCFS
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
AntiCTS
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
AntiLyme
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Niacin found in Leaf (45 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Leaf (17 ppm)
Thiamin found in Leaf (10 ppm)
AntiPMS
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (920 ppm)
Calcium found in Leaf (10000 ppm)
Antiacne
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (920 ppm)
Antiacrodynic
Niacin found in Leaf (45 ppm)
Antiaggregant
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Antiaging
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (920 ppm)
Antiakathisic
Iron found in Leaf (380 ppm)
Antialcoholic
Thiamin found in Leaf (10 ppm)
Antiallergic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Calcium found in Leaf (10000 ppm)
Niacin found in Leaf (45 ppm)
Antialzheimeran
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Niacin found in Leaf (45 ppm)
Thiamin found in Leaf (10 ppm)
Antiamblyopic
Niacin found in Leaf (45 ppm)
Antianemic
Iron found in Leaf (380 ppm)
Antianginal
Niacin found in Leaf (45 ppm)
Antianorectic
Thiamin found in Leaf (10 ppm)
Antianxiety
Calcium found in Leaf (10000 ppm)
Antiarabiflavinotic
Riboflavin found in Leaf (17 ppm)
Antiarrhythmic
Calcium found in Leaf (10000 ppm)
Potassium found in Leaf (36535 ppm)
Antiarthritic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (920 ppm)
Calcium found in Leaf (10000 ppm)
Antiasthmatic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (920 ppm)
Antiatherosclerotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Calcium found in Leaf (10000 ppm)
Antibackache
Thiamin found in Leaf (10 ppm)
Antibacterial
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Antiberiberi
Thiamin found in Leaf (10 ppm)
Anticancer
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (920 ppm)
Anticanker
Iron found in Leaf (380 ppm)
Thiamin found in Leaf (10 ppm)
Anticarcinomic
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (920 ppm)
Anticardiospasmic
Thiamin found in Leaf (10 ppm)
Anticarpal-Tunnel
Riboflavin found in Leaf (17 ppm)
Anticataract
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Niacin found in Leaf (45 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Leaf (17 ppm)
Thiamin found in Leaf (10 ppm)
Anticephalagic
Riboflavin found in Leaf (17 ppm)
Anticervicaldysplasic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (920 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Leaf (17 ppm)
Anticheilitic
Iron found in Leaf (380 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Leaf (17 ppm)
Antichilblain
Niacin found in Leaf (45 ppm)
Anticlimacteric
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Calcium found in Leaf (10000 ppm)
Anticold
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Anticolitic
Thiamin found in Leaf (10 ppm)
Anticonvulsant
Niacin found in Leaf (45 ppm)
Anticoronary
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (920 ppm)
Antidecubitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Leaf (17 ppm)
Thiamin found in Leaf (10 ppm)
Antideliriant
Thiamin found in Leaf (10 ppm)
Antidementia
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Niacin found in Leaf (45 ppm)
Thiamin found in Leaf (10 ppm)
Antidepressant
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Calcium found in Leaf (10000 ppm)
Potassium found in Leaf (36535 ppm)
Antidermatitic
Niacin found in Leaf (45 ppm)
Antidiabetic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Fiber found in Leaf (153335 ppm)
Niacin found in Leaf (45 ppm)
Antidyspeptic
Thiamin found in Leaf (10 ppm)
Antidysphagic
Niacin found in Leaf (45 ppm)
Antieczemic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Antiedemic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Antiencephalitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Antiencephalopathic
Thiamin found in Leaf (10 ppm)
Antiendometriotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Antiepileptic
Niacin found in Leaf (45 ppm)
Antifatigue
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Potassium found in Leaf (36535 ppm)
Thiamin found in Leaf (10 ppm)
Antifibrotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Antigallstone
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Antigastritic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Thiamin found in Leaf (10 ppm)
Antigingivitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Antiglaucomic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Antiglossitic
Riboflavin found in Leaf (17 ppm)
Antihangover
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Niacin found in Leaf (45 ppm)
Thiamin found in Leaf (10 ppm)
Antiheartburn
Thiamin found in Leaf (10 ppm)
Antihemorrhagic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Antihepatitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Antihepatotoxic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Antiherpetic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Thiamin found in Leaf (10 ppm)
Antihistaminic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Niacin found in Leaf (45 ppm)
Antihyperactivity
Niacin found in Leaf (45 ppm)
Antihyperkeratotic
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (920 ppm)
Antihyperkinetic
Calcium found in Leaf (10000 ppm)
Antihypertensive
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Calcium found in Leaf (10000 ppm)
Fiber found in Leaf (153335 ppm)
Potassium found in Leaf (36535 ppm)
Antiichythyotic
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (920 ppm)
Antiinfertility
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Antiinflammatory
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Antiinsomniac
Calcium found in Leaf (10000 ppm)
Antiinsomnic
Niacin found in Leaf (45 ppm)
Antikeratitic
Riboflavin found in Leaf (17 ppm)
Antilepric
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Antileukoplakic
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (920 ppm)
Antilipoperoxidant
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (920 ppm)
Antilithic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Antilupus
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (920 ppm)
Antimaculitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (920 ppm)
Antimastitic
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (920 ppm)
Antimeasles
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Antimenopausal
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Calcium found in Leaf (10000 ppm)
Antimenorrhagic
Iron found in Leaf (380 ppm)
Antimigraine
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Leaf (17 ppm)
Thiamin found in Leaf (10 ppm)
Antimutagenic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (920 ppm)
Antimyocarditic
Thiamin found in Leaf (10 ppm)
Antineuralgic
Niacin found in Leaf (45 ppm)
Thiamin found in Leaf (10 ppm)
Antineuramidase
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Antineurasthenic
Thiamin found in Leaf (10 ppm)
Antineuritic
Thiamin found in Leaf (10 ppm)
Antineuropathic
Thiamin found in Leaf (10 ppm)
Antinitrosic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Antiobesity
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Calcium found in Leaf (10000 ppm)
Fiber found in Leaf (153335 ppm)
Antiorchitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Antiosteoarthritic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Antiosteoporotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Calcium found in Leaf (10000 ppm)
Phosphorus found in Leaf (2665 ppm)
Antioxidant
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (920 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Leaf (17 ppm)
Antiozenic
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (920 ppm)
Antipapillomic
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (920 ppm)
Antiparkinsonian
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Niacin found in Leaf (45 ppm)
Antiparotitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Antipellagric
Niacin found in Leaf (45 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Leaf (17 ppm)
Antiperiodontitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Calcium found in Leaf (10000 ppm)
Antiphotophobic
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (920 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Leaf (17 ppm)
Antipityriasic
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (920 ppm)
Antipneumonic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Antipodriac
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Antipoliomyelitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Thiamin found in Leaf (10 ppm)
Antiporphyric
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (920 ppm)
Antiproliferant
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (920 ppm)
Antipsoriac
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (920 ppm)
Antipyretic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Antiradicular
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (920 ppm)
Antiretinotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Antirheumatic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (920 ppm)
Calcium found in Leaf (10000 ppm)
Antirhinitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Antiscorbutic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Antiscotomic
Niacin found in Leaf (45 ppm)
Antiseptic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Antishingles
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Antispasmodic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Niacin found in Leaf (45 ppm)
Potassium found in Leaf (36535 ppm)
Antistress
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (920 ppm)
Calcium found in Leaf (10000 ppm)
Antistroke
Potassium found in Leaf (36535 ppm)
Antisyndrome-X
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Antitic
Calcium found in Leaf (10000 ppm)
Antitumor
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (920 ppm)
Fiber found in Leaf (153335 ppm)
Antiulcer
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (920 ppm)
Fiber found in Leaf (153335 ppm)
Antivertigo
Niacin found in Leaf (45 ppm)
Antiviral
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Antixerophthalmic
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (920 ppm)
Anxiolytic
Calcium found in Leaf (10000 ppm)
Phosphorus found in Leaf (2665 ppm)
Potassium found in Leaf (36535 ppm)
Apoptotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Asthma-preventive
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Beta-Blocker
Fiber found in Leaf (153335 ppm)
Potassium found in Leaf (36535 ppm)
Beta-Glucuronidase-Inhibitor
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
COX-1-Inhibitor
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (920 ppm)
COX-2-Inhibitor
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (920 ppm)
Calcium-Antagonist
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Calcium-Channel-Blocker
Calcium found in Leaf (10000 ppm)
Cancer-Preventive
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (920 ppm)
Fiber found in Leaf (153335 ppm)
Niacin found in Leaf (45 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Leaf (17 ppm)
Cardioprotective
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Fiber found in Leaf (153335 ppm)
Niacin found in Leaf (45 ppm)
Potassium found in Leaf (36535 ppm)
Cardiotoxic
Potassium found in Leaf (36535 ppm)
Chemopreventive
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (920 ppm)
Circulotonic
Niacin found in Leaf (45 ppm)
Cold-preventive
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Collagenic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Colorant
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (920 ppm)
Detoxicant
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Diuretic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Calcium found in Leaf (10000 ppm)
Fiber found in Leaf (153335 ppm)
Potassium found in Leaf (36535 ppm)
Fibrinolytic
Niacin found in Leaf (45 ppm)
Fistula-Preventive
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Gastroprotective
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (920 ppm)
Hepatoprotective
Niacin found in Leaf (45 ppm)
Hepatotoxic
Niacin found in Leaf (45 ppm)
Hypertensive
Sodium found in Leaf (465 ppm)
Hypocholesterolemic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Calcium found in Leaf (10000 ppm)
Fiber found in Leaf (153335 ppm)
Niacin found in Leaf (45 ppm)
Hypoglycemic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Niacin found in Leaf (45 ppm)
Hypolipidemic
Niacin found in Leaf (45 ppm)
Hypotensive
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Calcium found in Leaf (10000 ppm)
Fiber found in Leaf (153335 ppm)
Potassium found in Leaf (36535 ppm)
Hypouricemic
Fiber found in Leaf (153335 ppm)
Immunomodulator
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Immunostimulant
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (920 ppm)
Phosphorus found in Leaf (2665 ppm)
Insectifuge
Thiamin found in Leaf (10 ppm)
Interferon-Synergist
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (920 ppm)
Interferonogenic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Laxative
Calcium found in Leaf (10000 ppm)
Fiber found in Leaf (153335 ppm)
Lithogenic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Mucogenic
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (920 ppm)
Mucolytic
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Neuroprotective
Thiamin found in Leaf (10 ppm)
Osteogenic
Phosphorus found in Leaf (2665 ppm)
Pesticide
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Thiamin found in Leaf (10 ppm)
Phagocytotic
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (920 ppm)
Prooxidant
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (920 ppm)
Iron found in Leaf (380 ppm)
Sedative
Niacin found in Leaf (45 ppm)
Serotoninergic
Niacin found in Leaf (45 ppm)
Thymoprotective
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (920 ppm)
Tranquilizer
Calcium found in Leaf (10000 ppm)
Ubiquiot
Beta-carotene found in Leaf (920 ppm)
Uricosuric
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Urinary-Acidulant
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Vasodilator
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)
Calcium found in Leaf (10000 ppm)
Fiber found in Leaf (153335 ppm)
Niacin found in Leaf (45 ppm)
Potassium found in Leaf (36535 ppm)
Vulnerary
Ascorbic-acid found in Leaf (335 ppm)

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
Ascorbic-acid Leaf 50 335
Ash Leaf 23,000 153,335
Beta-carotene Leaf 138 920
Calcium Leaf 1,500 10,000
Carbohydrates Leaf 80,000 533,335
Fiber Leaf 23,000 153,335
Iron Leaf 57 380
Kilocalories Leaf 420 2,800
Niacin Leaf 7 45
Phosphorus Leaf 400 2,665
Potassium Leaf 5,480 36,535
Protein Leaf 30,000 200,000
Riboflavin Leaf 2.5 17
Sodium Leaf 70 465
Thiamin Leaf 1.5 10
Water Leaf 850,000
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]