Pluchea carolinensis Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
cattletongue coughbush cure-for-all sweet-scent wild tobacco
Pluchea carolinensis

Medical use

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Geografical distribution

  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Native
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Baja California, Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Tamaulipas
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas, Colima, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Michoacan, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Puebla, Queretaro, Tabasco, Veracruz, Yucatan

Biological activities

Aldose-Reductase-Inhibitor
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Allelochemic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Allergenic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Analgesic
Alpha-amyrin found in Plant
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
AntiEBV
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
AntiHIV
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
AntiLegionella
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Antiatherosclerotic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Antibacterial
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Anticarcinogenic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Anticonvulsant
Beta-amyrin-acetate found in Shoot
Antidiabetic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Antiedemic
Alpha-amyrin found in Plant
Antifeedant
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Antigenotoxic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Antigonadotropic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Antihemolytic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Antihepatotoxic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Antiherpetic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Antihistaminic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Antihypercholesterolemic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Antihyperthyroid
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Antiinflammatory
Alpha-amyrin found in Plant
Beta-amyrin-acetate found in Shoot
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Antileukotriene
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Antimelanogenic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Antimutagenic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Antinitrosaminic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Antinociceptive
Alpha-amyrin found in Plant
Beta-amyrin-acetate found in Shoot
Antioxidant
Beta-amyrin-acetate found in Shoot
Campesterol found in Shoot
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Antiperoxidant
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Antipolio
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Antiradicular
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Antiseptic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Antisunburn
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Antithyroid
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Antitumor-Promoter
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Antitumor
Alpha-amyrin found in Plant
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Antiulcer
Alpha-amyrin found in Plant
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Antiviral
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Autotoxic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
CNS-Active
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
CNS-Stimulant
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Cancer-Preventive
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Cardioprotective
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Chemopreventive
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Cholagogue
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Choleretic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Clastogenic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Collagen-Sparing
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Cytotoxic
Alpha-amyrin found in Plant
Diuretic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Fungicide
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Gastroprotective
Alpha-amyrin found in Plant
Hepatoprotective
Alpha-amyrin found in Plant
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Histamine-Inhibitor
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Hypocholesterolemic
Campesterol found in Shoot
Hypoglycemic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Immunostimulant
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Insectifuge
Alpha-amyrin found in Plant
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Interferonogenic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Juvabional
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Larvistat
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Leukotriene-Inhibitor
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Lipoxygenase-Inhibitor
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Metal-Chelator
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
NO-Genic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Ornithine-Decarboxylase-Inhibitor
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Oviposition-Stimulant
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Pesticide
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Sunscreen
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Sweetener
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot
Vulnerary
Chlorogenic-acid found in Shoot

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
Alkaloids Leaf
Alpha-amyrin Plant
Beta-amyrin-acetate Shoot
Campesterol Shoot
Chlorogenic-acid Shoot
Cuathemones Shoot
Flavonoids Plant
Glucosides Plant
Steroids Plant
Tannins Leaf
Taraxasteryl-acetate Shoot
Terpenoids Plant
Thymohydroquinone-dimethylether Shoot
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]