Psoralea corylifolia Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
blackdot scurfy-pea

Psoralea corylifolia is an important plant in the Indian Ayurveda and Tamil Siddha systems of medicine, and also Chinese medicine. The seeds of this plant contain a variety of coumarins including psoralen. The seeds have a variety of traditional medicinal uses, but the specific role of psoralen in these uses is unknown.

Psoralea corylifolia

Medical use

Economic importance of Psoralea corylifolia

Medicines folklore

Gallery

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Geografical distribution

  • AFRICA
    Native
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Somalia
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Native
    • Arabian Peninsula: Oman
    • China: China - Sichuan, Yunnan
    Cultivated
    • China: China
    • Eastern Asia: Korea
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Native
    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Pakistan; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Laos; Myanmar; Vietnam
    Cultivated
    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Nepal
    • Indo-China: Vietnam

Biological activities

ACE-Inhibitor
Astragalin found in Seed (2.1 ppm)
AChE-Inhibitor
Limonene found in Seed
Abortifacient
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Acaricide
Limonene found in Seed
Linalool found in Seed
Aldose-Reductase-Inhibitor
Astragalin found in Seed (2.1 ppm)
Coumarin found in Seed
Daucosterol found in Root
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Allelochemic
Coumarin found in Seed
Limonene found in Seed
Allergenic
Geranyl-acetate found in Seed
Limonene found in Seed
Linalool found in Seed
Alpha-Reductase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Analgesic
Coumarin found in Seed
Linalool found in Seed
Androgenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Anesthetic
Coumarin found in Seed
Linalool found in Seed
Angiogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Anorexic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antiacetylcholinesterase
Limonene found in Seed
Linalool found in Seed
Antiadenomic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Limonene found in Seed
Antiaflatoxin
Angelicin found in Cotyledon ;found in Leaf ;found in Root ;found in Pericarp ;found in Hull Husk ;found in Seed (4300 ppm)
Xanthotoxin found in Seed
Antiaggregant
Coumarin found in Seed
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Isobavachalcone found in Seed (50 ppm)
Neobavaisoflavone found in Fruit (512 ppm);found in Seed (245 ppm)
Antialcoholic
Daidzein found in Fruit (100 ppm);found in Seed (540 ppm);found in Root (16 ppm)
Antiallergic
Linalool found in Seed
Antialzheimeran
Alpha-tocopherol found in Seed
Antianaphylactic
Linalool found in Seed
Antiandrogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Coumarin found in Seed
Antianginal
Alpha-tocopherol found in Seed
Antiangiogenic
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Antiarrhythmic
Daidzein found in Fruit (100 ppm);found in Seed (540 ppm);found in Root (16 ppm)
Antiarthritic
Alpha-tocopherol found in Seed
Antiasthmatic
4-terpineol found in Seed
Alpha-tocopherol found in Seed
Limonene found in Seed
Antiatherosclerotic
Alpha-tocopherol found in Seed
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Antibacterial
Bakuchiol found in Fruit (1967 ppm);found in Seed (54500 ppm);found in Root
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Limonene found in Seed
Linalool found in Seed
Neobavaisoflavone found in Fruit (512 ppm);found in Seed (245 ppm)
Xanthotoxin found in Seed
Antibrucellosic
Coumarin found in Seed
Anticancer
Alpha-tocopherol found in Seed
Daidzein found in Fruit (100 ppm);found in Seed (540 ppm);found in Root (16 ppm)
Limonene found in Seed
Anticariogenic
Bakuchiol found in Fruit (1967 ppm);found in Seed (54500 ppm);found in Root
Linalool found in Seed
Anticataract
Alpha-tocopherol found in Seed
Anticephalagic
Daidzein found in Fruit (100 ppm);found in Seed (540 ppm);found in Root (16 ppm)
Anticlimacteric
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Anticolic
Linalool found in Seed
Anticonvulsant
Alpha-tocopherol found in Seed
Angelicin found in Cotyledon ;found in Leaf ;found in Root ;found in Pericarp ;found in Hull Husk ;found in Seed (4300 ppm)
Isopsoralen found in Fruit ;found in Seed (500 ppm);found in Root (126 ppm)
Linalool found in Seed
Antidementia
Alpha-tocopherol found in Seed
Antidepressant
Psoralen found in Cotyledon ;found in Leaf ;found in Seed (5000 ppm);found in Root (103 ppm);found in Pericarp ;found in Hull Husk ;found in Fruit (9867 ppm)
Antidermatitic
Xanthotoxin found in Seed
Antidiabetic
Alpha-tocopherol found in Seed
Antidipsomanic
Daidzein found in Fruit (100 ppm);found in Seed (540 ppm);found in Root (16 ppm)
Antidiuretic
Coumarin found in Seed
Antiedemic
Bavachinin found in Seed
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Coumarin found in Seed
Linalool found in Seed
Antiendoccytotic
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Antienterococcic
Bakuchiol found in Fruit (1967 ppm);found in Seed (54500 ppm);found in Root
Antiesherichic
Coumarin found in Seed
Antiesophagitic
Limonene found in Seed
Antiestrogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Daidzein found in Fruit (100 ppm);found in Seed (540 ppm);found in Root (16 ppm)
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Antifeedant
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Limonene found in Seed
Xanthotoxin found in Seed
Antifertility
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Antiflu
Angelicin found in Cotyledon ;found in Leaf ;found in Root ;found in Pericarp ;found in Hull Husk ;found in Seed (4300 ppm)
Bakuchiol found in Fruit (1967 ppm);found in Seed (54500 ppm);found in Root
Limonene found in Seed
Antigingivitic
Bakuchiol found in Fruit (1967 ppm);found in Seed (54500 ppm);found in Root
Antiglutamaergic
Linalool found in Seed
Antigonadotrophic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antihemolytic
Daidzein found in Fruit (100 ppm);found in Seed (540 ppm);found in Root (16 ppm)
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Antihepatotoxic
Stigmasterol found in Seed (50 ppm)
Antihistaminic
Linalool found in Seed
Xanthotoxin found in Seed
Antihyperlipoproteinaemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antiimplantation
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Antiinfarctal
Alpha-tocopherol found in Seed
Antiinfertility
Alpha-tocopherol found in Seed
Antiinflammatory
Bavachinin found in Seed
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Coumarin found in Seed
Daidzein found in Fruit (100 ppm);found in Seed (540 ppm);found in Root (16 ppm)
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Limonene found in Seed
Linalool found in Seed
Stigmasterol found in Seed (50 ppm)
Xanthotoxin found in Seed
Antiischemic
Alpha-tocopherol found in Seed
Corylifolin found in Seed
Corylifolinin found in Seed (1.2 ppm)
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Antikeratotic
Xanthotoxin found in Seed
Antilactobacillic
Bakuchiol found in Fruit (1967 ppm);found in Seed (54500 ppm);found in Root
Antileucodermic
Xanthotoxin found in Seed
Antileukemic
Astragalin found in Seed (2.1 ppm)
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Daidzein found in Fruit (100 ppm);found in Seed (540 ppm);found in Root (16 ppm)
Daucosterol found in Root
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Linalool found in Seed
Antileukodermic
Isopsoralen found in Fruit ;found in Seed (500 ppm);found in Root (126 ppm)
Psoralen found in Cotyledon ;found in Leaf ;found in Seed (5000 ppm);found in Root (103 ppm);found in Pericarp ;found in Hull Husk ;found in Fruit (9867 ppm)
Antileukotriene
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Antilipedemic
Coumestrol found in Root (13 ppm)
Antilithic
Limonene found in Seed
Antilymphedemic
Coumarin found in Seed
Antilymphomic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Limonene found in Seed
Linalool found in Seed
Xanthotoxin found in Seed
Antimaculitic
Alpha-tocopherol found in Seed
Antimange
Linalool found in Seed
Antimelanomic
Coumarin found in Seed
Daidzein found in Fruit (100 ppm);found in Seed (540 ppm);found in Root (16 ppm)
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Antimetastatic
Coumarin found in Seed
Antimicrobial
Coumestrol found in Root (13 ppm)
Daidzein found in Fruit (100 ppm);found in Seed (540 ppm);found in Root (16 ppm)
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Antimite
Linalool found in Seed
Antimitogenic
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Antimitotic
Coumarin found in Seed
Psoralen found in Cotyledon ;found in Leaf ;found in Seed (5000 ppm);found in Root (103 ppm);found in Pericarp ;found in Hull Husk ;found in Fruit (9867 ppm)
Xanthotoxin found in Seed
Antimononuccleotic
Coumarin found in Seed
Antimutagenic
Alpha-tocopherol found in Seed
Angelicin found in Cotyledon ;found in Leaf ;found in Root ;found in Pericarp ;found in Hull Husk ;found in Seed (4300 ppm)
Bakuchiol found in Fruit (1967 ppm);found in Seed (54500 ppm);found in Root
Bavachin found in Seed (8 ppm)
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Coumarin found in Seed
Daidzein found in Fruit (100 ppm);found in Seed (540 ppm);found in Root (16 ppm)
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Isobavachalcone found in Seed (50 ppm)
Limonene found in Seed
Linalool found in Seed
Psoralen found in Cotyledon ;found in Leaf ;found in Seed (5000 ppm);found in Root (103 ppm);found in Pericarp ;found in Hull Husk ;found in Fruit (9867 ppm)
Xanthotoxin found in Seed
Antimycoplasmotic
Coumarin found in Seed
Antimycotic
Xanthotoxin found in Seed
Antineuroblastomic
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Antineuropathic
Alpha-tocopherol found in Seed
Antinociceptive
Stigmasterol found in Seed (50 ppm)
Antiobesity
Limonene found in Seed
Antiophidic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Stigmasterol found in Seed (50 ppm)
Antiosteoporotic
Coumestrol found in Root (13 ppm)
Daidzein found in Fruit (100 ppm);found in Seed (540 ppm);found in Root (16 ppm)
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Antioxidant
4-terpineol found in Seed
Alpha-tocopherol found in Seed
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Daidzein found in Fruit (100 ppm);found in Seed (540 ppm);found in Root (16 ppm)
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Stigmasterol found in Seed (50 ppm)
Antiparkinsonian
Alpha-tocopherol found in Seed
Antipityriasic
Xanthotoxin found in Seed
Antiprogestational
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antiproliferative
Daidzein found in Fruit (100 ppm);found in Seed (540 ppm);found in Root (16 ppm)
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Antiprostaglandin
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antiprostatadenomic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Antiprostatitic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Antipruritic
Xanthotoxin found in Seed
Antipsittacotic
Coumarin found in Seed
Antipsoriac
Coumarin found in Seed
Psoralen found in Cotyledon ;found in Leaf ;found in Seed (5000 ppm);found in Root (103 ppm);found in Pericarp ;found in Hull Husk ;found in Fruit (9867 ppm)
Xanthotoxin found in Seed
Antipyretic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antiradicular
4-terpineol found in Seed
Alpha-tocopherol found in Seed
Daidzein found in Fruit (100 ppm);found in Seed (540 ppm);found in Root (16 ppm)
Antiretinopathic
Corylifolin found in Seed
Corylifolinin found in Seed (1.2 ppm)
Antiretinotic
Alpha-tocopherol found in Seed
Antirheumatic
Alpha-tocopherol found in Seed
Antiscleromyxoedemic
Xanthotoxin found in Seed
Antiseptic
Limonene found in Seed
Linalool found in Seed
Antishock
Linalool found in Seed
Antispasmodic
Angelicin found in Cotyledon ;found in Leaf ;found in Root ;found in Pericarp ;found in Hull Husk ;found in Seed (4300 ppm)
Daidzein found in Fruit (100 ppm);found in Seed (540 ppm);found in Root (16 ppm)
Daucosterol found in Root
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Isopsoralen found in Fruit ;found in Seed (500 ppm);found in Root (126 ppm)
Limonene found in Seed
Linalool found in Seed
Psoralen found in Cotyledon ;found in Leaf ;found in Seed (5000 ppm);found in Root (103 ppm);found in Pericarp ;found in Hull Husk ;found in Fruit (9867 ppm)
Xanthotoxin found in Seed
Antistaphylococcic
Bakuchiol found in Fruit (1967 ppm);found in Seed (54500 ppm);found in Root
Antistreptococcic
Bakuchiol found in Fruit (1967 ppm);found in Seed (54500 ppm);found in Root
Antistroke
Alpha-tocopherol found in Seed
Antitoxoplasmotic
Coumarin found in Seed
Antitubercular
Bakuchiol found in Fruit (1967 ppm);found in Seed (54500 ppm);found in Root
Psoralen found in Cotyledon ;found in Leaf ;found in Seed (5000 ppm);found in Root (103 ppm);found in Pericarp ;found in Hull Husk ;found in Fruit (9867 ppm)
Antitumor-Promoter
Alpha-tocopherol found in Seed
Daidzein found in Fruit (100 ppm);found in Seed (540 ppm);found in Root (16 ppm)
Psoralen found in Cotyledon ;found in Leaf ;found in Seed (5000 ppm);found in Root (103 ppm);found in Pericarp ;found in Hull Husk ;found in Fruit (9867 ppm)
Xanthotoxin found in Seed
Antitumor
Alpha-tocopherol found in Seed
Coumarin found in Seed
Daucosterol found in Root
Limonene found in Seed
Psoralen found in Cotyledon ;found in Leaf ;found in Seed (5000 ppm);found in Root (103 ppm);found in Pericarp ;found in Hull Husk ;found in Fruit (9867 ppm)
Antiviral
Angelicin found in Cotyledon ;found in Leaf ;found in Root ;found in Pericarp ;found in Hull Husk ;found in Seed (4300 ppm)
Bakuchiol found in Fruit (1967 ppm);found in Seed (54500 ppm);found in Root
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Daidzein found in Fruit (100 ppm);found in Seed (540 ppm);found in Root (16 ppm)
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Limonene found in Seed
Linalool found in Seed
Psoralen found in Cotyledon ;found in Leaf ;found in Seed (5000 ppm);found in Root (103 ppm);found in Pericarp ;found in Hull Husk ;found in Fruit (9867 ppm)
Stigmasterol found in Seed (50 ppm)
Antivitiligic
Xanthotoxin found in Seed
Apoptotic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Limonene found in Seed
Aromatase-Inhibitor
Daidzein found in Fruit (100 ppm);found in Seed (540 ppm);found in Root (16 ppm)
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Artemicide
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Psoralen found in Cotyledon ;found in Leaf ;found in Seed (5000 ppm);found in Root (103 ppm);found in Pericarp ;found in Hull Husk ;found in Fruit (9867 ppm)
Stigmasterol found in Seed (50 ppm)
Xanthotoxin found in Seed
Bacteriophagicide
Psoralen found in Cotyledon ;found in Leaf ;found in Seed (5000 ppm);found in Root (103 ppm);found in Pericarp ;found in Hull Husk ;found in Fruit (9867 ppm)
Bacteristat
Coumarin found in Seed
Barbituate-Synergist
Linalool found in Seed
Bronchoprotectant
Limonene found in Seed
Bronchorelaxant
Linalool found in Seed
Bruchiphobe
Coumarin found in Seed
Bufocide
Xanthotoxin found in Seed
CNS-Depressant
Angelicin found in Cotyledon ;found in Leaf ;found in Root ;found in Pericarp ;found in Hull Husk ;found in Seed (4300 ppm)
Linalool found in Seed
CNS-Stimulant
Calcium-Antagonist
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Psoralen found in Cotyledon ;found in Leaf ;found in Seed (5000 ppm);found in Root (103 ppm);found in Pericarp ;found in Hull Husk ;found in Fruit (9867 ppm)
Xanthotoxin found in Seed
Cancer-Preventive
Alpha-tocopherol found in Seed
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Coumarin found in Seed
Daidzein found in Fruit (100 ppm);found in Seed (540 ppm);found in Root (16 ppm)
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Limonene found in Seed
Linalool found in Seed
Psoralen found in Cotyledon ;found in Leaf ;found in Seed (5000 ppm);found in Root (103 ppm);found in Pericarp ;found in Hull Husk ;found in Fruit (9867 ppm)
Stigmasterol found in Seed (50 ppm)
Xanthotoxin found in Seed
Candidicide
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Candidistat
Limonene found in Seed
Linalool found in Seed
Carcinogenic
Coumarin found in Seed
Cardiac
Corylifolin found in Seed
Cardiodepressant
Coumarin found in Seed
Cardioprotective
Alpha-tocopherol found in Seed
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Cardiotonic
Coumarin found in Seed
Carminative
Linalool found in Seed
Caspase-8-Inducer
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Catechol-O-Methyltransferase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Chemopreventive
Coumarin found in Seed
Limonene found in Seed
Cholesterolytic
Limonene found in Seed
Circulotonic
Alpha-tocopherol found in Seed
Contraceptive
Psoralen found in Cotyledon ;found in Leaf ;found in Seed (5000 ppm);found in Root (103 ppm);found in Pericarp ;found in Hull Husk ;found in Fruit (9867 ppm)
Convulsant
Coronary-Dilator
Daidzein found in Fruit (100 ppm);found in Seed (540 ppm);found in Root (16 ppm)
Culicide
Linalool found in Seed
Cytotoxic
Angelicin found in Cotyledon ;found in Leaf ;found in Root ;found in Pericarp ;found in Hull Husk ;found in Seed (4300 ppm)
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Linalool found in Seed
Psoralen found in Cotyledon ;found in Leaf ;found in Seed (5000 ppm);found in Root (103 ppm);found in Pericarp ;found in Hull Husk ;found in Fruit (9867 ppm)
Xanthotoxin found in Seed
DME-Inhibitor
Coumarin found in Seed
DOPA-Decarboxylase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Dermatitigenic
Xanthotoxin found in Seed
Detoxicant
Limonene found in Seed
Diuretic
4-terpineol found in Seed
Emetic
Coumarin found in Seed
Xanthotoxin found in Seed
Enterocontractant
Limonene found in Seed
Estrogen-Agonist
Daidzein found in Fruit (100 ppm);found in Seed (540 ppm);found in Root (16 ppm)
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Estrogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Coumarin found in Seed
Coumestrol found in Root (13 ppm)
Daidzein found in Fruit (100 ppm);found in Seed (540 ppm);found in Root (16 ppm)
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Stigmasterol found in Seed (50 ppm)
Expectorant
Astragalin found in Seed (2.1 ppm)
Limonene found in Seed
Linalool found in Seed
FLavor
4-terpineol found in Seed
Geranyl-acetate found in Seed
Limonene found in Seed
Linalool found in Seed
Febrifuge
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Flatugenic
Raffinose found in Seed (3500 ppm)
Flatulent
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Fungicide
Coumarin found in Seed
Coumestrol found in Root (13 ppm)
Daidzein found in Fruit (100 ppm);found in Seed (540 ppm);found in Root (16 ppm)
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Linalool found in Seed
Psoralen found in Cotyledon ;found in Leaf ;found in Seed (5000 ppm);found in Root (103 ppm);found in Pericarp ;found in Hull Husk ;found in Fruit (9867 ppm)
Psoralidin found in Seed (190 ppm)
Xanthotoxin found in Seed
Fungiphilic
Limonene found in Seed
Fungistat
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Limonene found in Seed
Xanthotoxin found in Seed
GABA-nergic
Linalool found in Seed
GST-Inducer
Limonene found in Seed
Genotoxic
Psoralen found in Cotyledon ;found in Leaf ;found in Seed (5000 ppm);found in Root (103 ppm);found in Pericarp ;found in Hull Husk ;found in Fruit (9867 ppm)
Gonadotrophic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Hemorrhagic
Coumarin found in Seed
Hepatoprotective
Angelicin found in Cotyledon ;found in Leaf ;found in Root ;found in Pericarp ;found in Hull Husk ;found in Seed (4300 ppm)
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Xanthotoxin found in Seed
Hepatotoxic
Coumarin found in Seed
Herbicide
Limonene found in Seed
Xanthotoxin found in Seed
Histaminic
Limonene found in Seed
Histidine-Kinase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Hypertrichotic
Xanthotoxin found in Seed
Hypnotic
Coumarin found in Seed
Linalool found in Seed
Hypocholesterolemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Coumestrol found in Root (13 ppm)
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Stigmasterol found in Seed (50 ppm)
Hypoglycemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Coumarin found in Seed
Daucosterol found in Root
Hypolipidemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Hypotensive
Angelicin found in Cotyledon ;found in Leaf ;found in Root ;found in Pericarp ;found in Hull Husk ;found in Seed (4300 ppm)
Astragalin found in Seed (2.1 ppm)
Daidzein found in Fruit (100 ppm);found in Seed (540 ppm);found in Root (16 ppm)
Isopsoralen found in Fruit ;found in Seed (500 ppm);found in Root (126 ppm)
Psoralen found in Cotyledon ;found in Leaf ;found in Seed (5000 ppm);found in Root (103 ppm);found in Pericarp ;found in Hull Husk ;found in Fruit (9867 ppm)
Hypothermic
Linalool found in Seed
Immunomodulator
Alpha-tocopherol found in Seed
Limonene found in Seed
Immunostimulant
Astragalin found in Seed (2.1 ppm)
Coumarin found in Seed
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Insecticide
Limonene found in Seed
Linalool found in Seed
Psoralen found in Cotyledon ;found in Leaf ;found in Seed (5000 ppm);found in Root (103 ppm);found in Pericarp ;found in Hull Husk ;found in Fruit (9867 ppm)
Xanthotoxin found in Seed
Insectifuge
4-terpineol found in Seed
Limonene found in Seed
Linalool found in Seed
Insectiphile
Geranyl-acetate found in Seed
Interleukin-6-Inhibitor
Limonene found in Seed
Irritant
Limonene found in Seed
Linalool found in Seed
Juvabional
Bakuchiol found in Fruit (1967 ppm);found in Seed (54500 ppm);found in Root
Coumarin found in Seed
Larvicide
Linalool found in Seed
Larvistat
Coumarin found in Seed
Lipase-Inhibitor
Daidzein found in Fruit (100 ppm);found in Seed (540 ppm);found in Root (16 ppm)
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Lipolytic
Limonene found in Seed
Xanthotoxin found in Seed
Lymphocytogenic
Coumarin found in Seed
Lymphokinetic
Coumarin found in Seed
MAO-A-Inhibitor
Psoralen found in Cotyledon ;found in Leaf ;found in Seed (5000 ppm);found in Root (103 ppm);found in Pericarp ;found in Hull Husk ;found in Fruit (9867 ppm)
MAO-B-Inhibitor
Psoralen found in Cotyledon ;found in Leaf ;found in Seed (5000 ppm);found in Root (103 ppm);found in Pericarp ;found in Hull Husk ;found in Fruit (9867 ppm)
MAO-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
MDR-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Molluscicide
Xanthotoxin found in Seed
Mosquitofuge
Linalool found in Seed
Motor-Depressant
Linalool found in Seed
Mutagenic
Psoralen found in Cotyledon ;found in Leaf ;found in Seed (5000 ppm);found in Root (103 ppm);found in Pericarp ;found in Hull Husk ;found in Fruit (9867 ppm)
Mycobactericide
Bakuchiol found in Fruit (1967 ppm);found in Seed (54500 ppm);found in Root
Myocontractant
Corylifolin found in Seed
Myorelaxant
Angelicin found in Cotyledon ;found in Leaf ;found in Root ;found in Pericarp ;found in Hull Husk ;found in Seed (4300 ppm)
Isopsoralen found in Fruit ;found in Seed (500 ppm);found in Root (126 ppm)
Limonene found in Seed
NADH-Ubiquinone-Oxidoreductase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
NO-Genic
Limonene found in Seed
NO-Synthase-Inhibitor
Bakuchiol found in Fruit (1967 ppm);found in Seed (54500 ppm);found in Root
Narcotic
Coumarin found in Seed
Natriuretic
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Nematicide
Coumestrol found in Root (13 ppm)
Limonene found in Seed
Linalool found in Seed
Nematistat
Coumestrol found in Root (13 ppm)
Ornithine-Decarboxylase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Limonene found in Seed
Ovicide
Coumarin found in Seed
Ovulant
Stigmasterol found in Seed (50 ppm)
Ozone-Scavenger
Limonene found in Seed
P450-Inducer
Limonene found in Seed
PTK-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Perfumery
4-terpineol found in Seed
Geranyl-acetate found in Seed
Linalool found in Seed
Peristaltic
Limonene found in Seed
Peroxidase-Inhibitor
Coumestrol found in Root (13 ppm)
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Pesticide
4-terpineol found in Seed
Bakuchiol found in Fruit (1967 ppm);found in Seed (54500 ppm);found in Root
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Coumarin found in Seed
Coumestrol found in Root (13 ppm)
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Isopsoralen found in Fruit ;found in Seed (500 ppm);found in Root (126 ppm)
Limonene found in Seed
Linalool found in Seed
Neobavaisoflavone found in Fruit (512 ppm);found in Seed (245 ppm)
Psoralen found in Cotyledon ;found in Leaf ;found in Seed (5000 ppm);found in Root (103 ppm);found in Pericarp ;found in Hull Husk ;found in Fruit (9867 ppm)
Psoralidin found in Seed (190 ppm)
Xanthotoxin found in Seed
Phagocytotic
Coumarin found in Seed
Photoactive
Angelicin found in Cotyledon ;found in Leaf ;found in Root ;found in Pericarp ;found in Hull Husk ;found in Seed (4300 ppm)
Photocarcinogenic
Psoralen found in Cotyledon ;found in Leaf ;found in Seed (5000 ppm);found in Root (103 ppm);found in Pericarp ;found in Hull Husk ;found in Fruit (9867 ppm)
Photosensitizer
Limonene found in Seed
Phototoxic
Angelicin found in Cotyledon ;found in Leaf ;found in Root ;found in Pericarp ;found in Hull Husk ;found in Seed (4300 ppm)
Psoralen found in Cotyledon ;found in Leaf ;found in Seed (5000 ppm);found in Root (103 ppm);found in Pericarp ;found in Hull Husk ;found in Fruit (9867 ppm)
Phytoalexin
Coumestrol found in Root (13 ppm)
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Psoralen found in Cotyledon ;found in Leaf ;found in Seed (5000 ppm);found in Root (103 ppm);found in Pericarp ;found in Hull Husk ;found in Fruit (9867 ppm)
Psoralidin found in Seed (190 ppm)
Xanthotoxin found in Seed
Piscicide
Coumarin found in Seed
Xanthotoxin found in Seed
Pituitary-sensitizer
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Prooxidant
Linalool found in Seed
Quinone-Reductase-Inducer
Daidzein found in Fruit (100 ppm);found in Seed (540 ppm);found in Root (16 ppm)
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Respirodepressant
Coumarin found in Seed
Rodenticide
Coumarin found in Seed
Sedative
Angelicin found in Cotyledon ;found in Leaf ;found in Root ;found in Pericarp ;found in Hull Husk ;found in Seed (4300 ppm)
Coumarin found in Seed
Geranyl-acetate found in Seed
Limonene found in Seed
Linalool found in Seed
Stigmasterol found in Seed (50 ppm)
Spermicide
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Termitifuge
Linalool found in Seed
Topoisomerase-I-Inhibitor
Daidzein found in Fruit (100 ppm);found in Seed (540 ppm);found in Root (16 ppm)
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Topoisomerase-II-Inhibitor
Bakuchicin found in Fruit (5033 ppm);found in Seed (992 ppm)
Daidzein found in Fruit (100 ppm);found in Seed (540 ppm);found in Root (16 ppm)
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Psoralen found in Cotyledon ;found in Leaf ;found in Seed (5000 ppm);found in Root (103 ppm);found in Pericarp ;found in Hull Husk ;found in Fruit (9867 ppm)
Topoisomerase-II-Poison
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Tranquilizer
Isopsoralen found in Fruit ;found in Seed (500 ppm);found in Root (126 ppm)
Transdermal
Limonene found in Seed
Trichomonicide
Linalool found in Seed
Trypanosomastat
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Tumor-Promoter
Linalool found in Seed
Tyrosine-Kinase-Inhibitor
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Ubiquiot
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Ulcerogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Uterotrophic
Coumestrol found in Root (13 ppm)
Daidzein found in Fruit (100 ppm);found in Seed (540 ppm);found in Root (16 ppm)
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
VEGF-Inhibitor
Daidzein found in Fruit (100 ppm);found in Seed (540 ppm);found in Root (16 ppm)
Genistein found in Seed (1528 ppm)
Vasodilator
Corylifolin found in Seed
Vermifuge
Isopsoralen found in Fruit ;found in Seed (500 ppm);found in Root (126 ppm)

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
(+)-bakuchiol Fruit
1-dehydro-3-hydroxybakuchiol Seed 425
2',4-dihydroxy-4'-methoxy-5'-formylchalcone Seed
2,3-epoxybakuchiol Seed 475
3-c-prenyl-daidzein Seed
3-dehydro-2-hydroxybakuchiol Seed 275
4',5'-(2,2"-dimethylchromeno)-isoliquiritigenin Seed
4-hydroxy-benzoic-acid Seed 1.3
4-o-methylbavachalcone Seed
4-terpineol Seed
5'-formyl-2',4-dihydroxy-4'-methoxy-chalcone Plant
7-o-methylbavachin Seed
Alpha-elemene Seed
Alpha-tocopherol Seed
Angelicin Cotyledon
Leaf
Root
Pericarp
Hull Husk
Seed 566 4,300
Astragalin Seed 2.1
Bakuchalcone Seed 8.3
Bakuchalkone Seed
Bakuchichin Seed
Bakuchicin Fruit 5,033
Seed 992
Bakuchiol Fruit 1,967
Seed 1.2 54,500
Root
Bakuchiol-acetate Fruit
Bavachalkone Seed
Bavachin Seed 8
Bavachinin Seed
Bavachromanol Seed
Bavachromene Seed
Bavacoumestan-a Seed 7.6
Bavacoumestan-b Seed 2.2
Beta-caryophyllene-oxide Seed
Beta-sitosterol Root
Beta-sitosterol-d-glucoside Seed
Corylidin Seed 12 75
Corylifolean Seed
Corylifolin Seed
Corylifolinin Seed 1.2
Corylifonol Seed 2.1
Corylin Fruit
Seed
Corylinal Seed 10
Coumarin Seed
Coumestrol Root 13
Daidzein Fruit 100
Seed 540
Root 16
Daucosterol Root
Eo Seed 500 200,000
Fat Seed 100,000
Genistein Seed 1,528
Geranyl-acetate Seed
Isobavachalcone Seed 50
Isobavachalkone Seed 50
Isobavachin Seed
Isocorylifonol Seed
Isoneobavachalcone Seed 33
Isoneobavachalkone Seed
Isopsoralen Fruit
Seed 500
Root 126
Isopsoralidin Seed
Limonene Seed
Linalool Seed
N-triacontane Seed
Neobavachalcone Seed 30
Neobavachalkone Seed
Neobavaisoflavone Fruit 512
Seed 245
Psoralen Cotyledon
Leaf
Seed 792 5,000
Root 103
Pericarp
Hull Husk
Fruit 9,867
Psoralenol Seed
Psoralidene Fruit
Psoralidin Seed 190
Psoralidin-2,3'-oxide-diacetate Seed
Psoralidin-oxide Seed 4
Raffinose Seed 3,500
Resin Seed 86,000
Sitosterol Root
Sophoracoumestan-a Seed 7
Stigmasterol Seed 50
Triacontane Seed
Trilaurin Root 521
Xanthotoxin Seed
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]