Platanus orientalis Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
chenar Oriental plane Oriental planetree

Platanus orientalis, or oriental plane, is a large, deciduous tree of the Platanaceae family, growing to 30 m or more, and known for its longevity and spreading crown.

Platanus orientalis

Medical use

Economic importance of Platanus orientalis

Environmental ornamental
Materials wod

Gallery

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Geografical distribution

  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Native
    • Western Asia: Cyprus; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
  • EUROPE
    Native
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece ; Italy ; Macedonia

Biological activities

Anthelmintic
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (17500 ppm);found in Exocarp ;found in Pericarp
AntiHIV
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (17500 ppm);found in Exocarp ;found in Pericarp
Antibacterial
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (17500 ppm);found in Exocarp ;found in Pericarp
Anticancer
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (17500 ppm);found in Exocarp ;found in Pericarp
Anticarcinomic
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (17500 ppm);found in Exocarp ;found in Pericarp
Antiedemic
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (17500 ppm);found in Exocarp ;found in Pericarp
Antiinflammatory
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (17500 ppm);found in Exocarp ;found in Pericarp
Antileukemic
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (17500 ppm);found in Exocarp ;found in Pericarp
Antimalarial
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (17500 ppm);found in Exocarp ;found in Pericarp
Antimelanomic
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (17500 ppm);found in Exocarp ;found in Pericarp
Antinociceptive
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (17500 ppm);found in Exocarp ;found in Pericarp
Antiplasmodial
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (17500 ppm);found in Exocarp ;found in Pericarp
Antitumor
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (17500 ppm);found in Exocarp ;found in Pericarp
Antiviral
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (17500 ppm);found in Exocarp ;found in Pericarp
Apoptotic
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (17500 ppm);found in Exocarp ;found in Pericarp
Cytotoxic
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (17500 ppm);found in Exocarp ;found in Pericarp
Phospholipase-A2-Inhibitor
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (17500 ppm);found in Exocarp ;found in Pericarp
Prostaglandin-Synthesis-Inhibitor
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (17500 ppm);found in Exocarp ;found in Pericarp

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
Betulinic-acid Bark 17,500
Exocarp
Pericarp
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]