Peucedanum ostruthium Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
hogfennel masterwort
Peucedanum ostruthium

Medical use

Economic importance of Peucedanum ostruthium

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Geografical distribution

  • EUROPE
    Native
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Czech Republic; Germany; Poland; Switzerland
    • East Europe: Ukraine
    • Southeastern Europe: Italy; Romania; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France ; Spain
    Naturalized
    • Northern Europe: Denmark; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    • Middle Europe: Belgium
    • East Europe: Belarus
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Naturalized
    • Eastern Canada: Canada - Nova Scotia, Ontario; St. Pierre and Miquelon
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania, West Virginia
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Tennessee

Biological activities

5-Alpha-Reductase-Inhibitor
Palmitic-acid found in Plant
Acaricide
Formic-acid found in Essential Oil
Acidulant
Acetic-acid found in Root
Aldose-Reductase-Inhibitor
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Allelochemic
Alpha-pinene found in Root (3360 ppm)
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Allergenic
Alpha-pinene found in Root (3360 ppm)
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Dipentene found in Root (3360 ppm)
Analgesic
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Hesperidin found in Root
Anthelmintic
Tannin found in Root
Anti-LDL
Hesperidin found in Root
AntiDNA
Hesperidin found in Root
AntiEBV
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
AntiHIV
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Tannin found in Root
AntiLegionella
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
AntiRNA
Hesperidin found in Root
Antiacetylcholinesterase
D-limonene found in Root (3360 ppm)
Antiacne
Alpha-pinene found in Root (3360 ppm)
Antiadenoviral
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Antiaflatoxin
Imperatorin found in Plant
Antiaggregant
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Imperatorin found in Plant
Antiaging
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Antiallergenic
Hesperidin found in Root
Antialopecic
Imperatorin found in Plant
Palmitic-acid found in Plant
Antiandrogenic
Palmitic-acid found in Plant
Antiatherogenic
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Antiatherosclerotic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Antibacterial
Acetic-acid found in Root
Alpha-pinene found in Root (3360 ppm)
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Dipentene found in Root (3360 ppm)
Tannin found in Root
Antibradykinic
Hesperidin found in Root
Anticancer
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Tannin found in Root
Anticapillary-Fragility
Hesperidin found in Root
Anticarcinogenic
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Anticariogenic
Tannin found in Root
Anticonvulsant
Imperatorin found in Plant
Antidepressant
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Antidiabetic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Antidiarrheic
Tannin found in Root
Antidysenteric
Tannin found in Root
Antiedemic
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Antielastase
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Antiescherichic
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Antifeedant
Alpha-pinene found in Root (3360 ppm)
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Antifibrinolytic
Palmitic-acid found in Plant
Antiflu
Alpha-pinene found in Root (3360 ppm)
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Hesperidin found in Root
Antigenotoxic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Antigonadotropic
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Antihemolytic
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Antihepatoadenomic
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Antihepatotoxic
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Tannin found in Root
Antiherpetic
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Antihistaminic
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Hesperidin found in Root
Oxypeucedanin-hydrate found in Root
Antihypercholesterolemic
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Antihypertensive
Tannin found in Root
Antihyperthyroid
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Antiinflammatory
Alpha-pinene found in Root (3360 ppm)
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Hesperidin found in Root
Imperatorin found in Plant
Antileukemic
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Antileukodermic
Imperatorin found in Plant
Antileukotriene
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Hesperidin found in Root
Antilipolytic
Tannin found in Root
Antimalarial
Osthole found in Plant (1000 ppm)
Ostruthin found in Plant (14000 ppm)
Antimelanogenic
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Antimelanomic
D-limonene found in Root (3360 ppm)
Antimitotic
Imperatorin found in Plant
Antimutagenic
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Imperatorin found in Plant
Tannin found in Root
Antinephritic
Tannin found in Root
Antinitrosaminic
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Antiophidic
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Tannin found in Root
Antiotitic
Acetic-acid found in Root
Antioxidant
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Hesperidin found in Root
Palmitic-acid found in Plant
Tannin found in Root
Antiperoxidant
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Antiplatelet
Imperatorin found in Plant
Antipneumonic
Alpha-pinene found in Root (3360 ppm)
Antipolio
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Antiproliferant
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Antiprostaglandin
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Hesperidin found in Root
Antiradicular
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Tannin found in Root
Antirenitic
Tannin found in Root
Antisalmonella
Acetic-acid found in Root
Antiseptic
Alpha-pinene found in Root (3360 ppm)
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Formic-acid found in Essential Oil
Antispasmodic
Alpha-pinene found in Root (3360 ppm)
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Antistaphylococcic
Alpha-pinene found in Root (3360 ppm)
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Antistomatitic
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Hesperidin found in Root
Antisunburn
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Antisyncopic
Formic-acid found in Essential Oil
Antithiamin
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Antithyroid
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Antitriglyceride
Hesperidin found in Root
Antitumor-Promoter
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
D-limonene found in Root (3360 ppm)
Imperatorin found in Plant
Isoimperatorin found in Root
Oxypeucedanin found in Root (13000 ppm)
Pabulenol found in Plant
Tannin found in Root
Antitumor
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Tannin found in Root
Antiulcer
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Hesperidin found in Root
Tannin found in Root
Antiulcerogenic
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Antivaccinia
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Hesperidin found in Root
Antivaginitic
Acetic-acid found in Root
Antiviral
Alpha-pinene found in Root (3360 ppm)
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Dipentene found in Root (3360 ppm)
Hesperidin found in Root
Tannin found in Root
Antivitiligic
Imperatorin found in Plant
Anxiolytic
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Hesperidin found in Root
Apoptotic
D-limonene found in Root (3360 ppm)
Artemicide
Isoimperatorin found in Root
Astringent
Formic-acid found in Essential Oil
Autotoxic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Bufocide
Imperatorin found in Plant
CNS-Active
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
CNS-Depressant
Hesperidin found in Root
CNS-Stimulant
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
COX-2-Inhibitor
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Calcium-Antagonist
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Hesperidin found in Root
Imperatorin found in Plant
Isoimperatorin found in Root
Osthole found in Plant (1000 ppm)
Ostruthol found in Rhizome (3000 ppm)
Oxypeucedanin found in Root (13000 ppm)
Oxypeucedanin-hydrate found in Root
Cancer-Preventive
Alpha-pinene found in Root (3360 ppm)
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
D-limonene found in Root (3360 ppm)
Imperatorin found in Plant
Tannin found in Root
Capillariprotective
Hesperidin found in Root
Carcinogenic
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Tannin found in Root
Cardioprotective
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Catabolic
Hesperidin found in Root
Chelator
Tannin found in Root
Chemopreventive
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
D-limonene found in Root (3360 ppm)
Cholagogue
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Choleretic
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Hesperidin found in Root
Clastogenic
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Co-carcinogenic
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Coleoptophile
Alpha-pinene found in Root (3360 ppm)
Collagen-Sparing
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Corrosive
Formic-acid found in Essential Oil
Counterirritant
Formic-acid found in Essential Oil
Cyclooxygenase-Inhibitor
Hesperidin found in Root
Tannin found in Root
Cytochrome-P450-Inhibitor
Imperatorin found in Plant
Isoimperatorin found in Root
Cytoprotective
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Cytotoxic
Caffeic-acid found in Root
DME-Inhibitor
Imperatorin found in Plant
Isoimperatorin found in Root
Isooxypeucedanin found in Plant
Oxypeucedanin found in Root (13000 ppm)
DNA-Active
Caffeic-acid found in Root
DNA-Protective
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Differentiator
D-limonene found in Root (3360 ppm)
Diuretic
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Expectorant
Acetic-acid found in Root
Alpha-pinene found in Root (3360 ppm)
Dipentene found in Root (3360 ppm)
FLavor
Alpha-pinene found in Root (3360 ppm)
D-limonene found in Root (3360 ppm)
Formic-acid found in Essential Oil
Isovaleric-acid found in Root
Palmitic-acid found in Plant
Fungicide
Acetic-acid found in Root
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Oxypeucedanin found in Root (13000 ppm)
Fungistat
Formic-acid found in Essential Oil
Fungitoxic
Formic-acid found in Essential Oil
Glucosyl-Transferase-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Root
Hemolytic
Palmitic-acid found in Plant
Hepatocarcinogenic
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Hepatoprotective
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Imperatorin found in Plant
Tannin found in Root
Hepatotoxic
Imperatorin found in Plant
Hepatotropic
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Herbicide
Alpha-pinene found in Root (3360 ppm)
Histamine-Inhibitor
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Hypercholesterolemic
Palmitic-acid found in Plant
Hypocholesterolemic
D-limonene found in Root (3360 ppm)
Hypoglycemic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Hypolipidemic
Hesperidin found in Root
Immunostimulant
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Immunosuppressant
Tannin found in Root
Insecticide
Alpha-pinene found in Root (3360 ppm)
D-limonene found in Root (3360 ppm)
Insectifuge
Alpha-pinene found in Root (3360 ppm)
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
D-limonene found in Root (3360 ppm)
Insectiphile
Alpha-pinene found in Root (3360 ppm)
Interferonogenic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Irritant
Alpha-pinene found in Root (3360 ppm)
Dipentene found in Root (3360 ppm)
Formic-acid found in Essential Oil
Isobutyric-acid found in Root
Isovaleric-acid found in Root
Juvabional
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Osthole found in Plant (1000 ppm)
Ostruthin found in Plant (14000 ppm)
Keratitigenic
Acetic-acid found in Root
Larvistat
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Leukotriene-Inhibitor
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Lipolytic
Imperatorin found in Plant
Oxypeucedanin found in Root (13000 ppm)
Lipoxygenase-Inhibitor
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Hesperidin found in Root
Tannin found in Root
Litholytic
D-limonene found in Root (3360 ppm)
Lubricant
Palmitic-acid found in Plant
Lyase-Inhibitor
Caffeic-acid found in Root
MAO-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Root
Metal-Chelator
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Molluscicide
Imperatorin found in Plant
Mucolytic
Acetic-acid found in Root
Mutagenic
Oxypeucedanin found in Root (13000 ppm)
NO-Genic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Nematicide
Palmitic-acid found in Plant
Nephrotoxic
D-limonene found in Root (3360 ppm)
Ornithine-Decarboxylase-Inhibitor
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Tannin found in Root
Osteolytic
Acetic-acid found in Root
Oviposition-Stimulant
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
P450-2B1-Inhibitor
Alpha-pinene found in Root (3360 ppm)
D-limonene found in Root (3360 ppm)
Perfumery
Acetic-acid found in Root
Alpha-pinene found in Root (3360 ppm)
Isovaleric-acid found in Root
Pesticide
Acetic-acid found in Root
Alpha-pinene found in Root (3360 ppm)
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
D-limonene found in Root (3360 ppm)
Dipentene found in Root (3360 ppm)
Formic-acid found in Essential Oil
Hesperidin found in Root
Isoimperatorin found in Root
Osthole found in Plant (1000 ppm)
Ostruthin found in Plant (14000 ppm)
Palmitic-acid found in Plant
Tannin found in Root
Piscicide
Imperatorin found in Plant
Preservative
Formic-acid found in Essential Oil
ProHLDL
Hesperidin found in Root
Prooxidant
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Propecic
Palmitic-acid found in Plant
Prostaglandigenic
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Protisticide
Acetic-acid found in Root
Psychotropic
Tannin found in Root
Sedative
Alpha-pinene found in Root (3360 ppm)
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Dipentene found in Root (3360 ppm)
Imperatorin found in Plant
Isovaleric-acid found in Root
Soap
Palmitic-acid found in Plant
Spasmogenic
Alpha-pinene found in Root (3360 ppm)
Spermicide
Acetic-acid found in Root
Sunscreen
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Sweetener
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Toxic
Formic-acid found in Essential Oil
Tranquilizer
Alpha-pinene found in Root (3360 ppm)
Isovaleric-acid found in Root
Transdermal
Alpha-pinene found in Root (3360 ppm)
Isobutyric-acid found in Root
Tumorigenic
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Ulcerogenic
Acetic-acid found in Root
Vasopressor
Hesperidin found in Root
Verrucolytic
Acetic-acid found in Root
Vulnerary
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Chlorogenic-acid found in Root
Xanthine-Oxidase-Inhibitor
Caffeic-acid found in Root
Tannin found in Root

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
Acetic-acid Root
Alatol Plant
Alpha-pinene Root 480 3,360
Caffeic-acid Root
Chlorogenic-acid Root
Cnidin Root
D-limonene Root 480 3,360
D-phellandrene Root 480 3,360
Dipentene Root 480 3,360
Eo Root 2,000 14,000
Formic-acid Essential Oil
Formic-acid-ester Root
Hesperidin Root
Hydroxypeucedanin Root
Imperatorin Plant
Isobutyric-acid Root
Isobutyric-acid-ester Root
Isoimperatorin Root
Isooxypeucedanin Plant
Isopropylidene-acetic-acid Root
Isovalerianic-acid-ester Root
Isovaleric-acid Root
Osthole Plant 1,000
Ostruthin Plant 14,000
Ostruthol Rhizome 3,000
Oxypeucedanin Root 13,000
Oxypeucedanin-hydrate Root
Pabulenol Plant
Palmitic-acid Plant
Peucedanine Plant
Peucenine Root 300
Resin Plant
Senecio-acid Root
Tannin Root
Tert-o-methoxypeucedanin-hydrate Plant
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]