Pycnanthemum muticum Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
blunt mountain-mint clustered mountain-mint
Pycnanthemum muticum

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Geografical distribution

  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Native
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Maine , Massachusetts, Michigan , New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio , Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont , West Virginia
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, Missouri
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Georgia , Kentucky , Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Tennessee , Virginia
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas

Biological activities

ACE-Inhibitor
Myrcene found in Shoot (200 ppm)
AChE-Inhibitor
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
Pulegone found in Shoot (40250 ppm)
Acaricide
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
Menthone found in Shoot (11300 ppm)
Aldose-Reductase-Inhibitor
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (300 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (200 ppm)
Allelochemic
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (200 ppm)
Borneol found in Shoot (1350 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
Allelopathic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Camphene found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Menthone found in Shoot (11300 ppm)
Allergenic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (200 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (150 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (300 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (200 ppm)
Analgesic
Borneol found in Shoot (1350 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (300 ppm)
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Menthone found in Shoot (11300 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (200 ppm)
P-cymene found in Shoot
Anesthetic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Anthelmintic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Antiacetylcholine
Borneol found in Shoot (1350 ppm)
Antiacetylcholinesterase
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Isomenthone found in Shoot (2100 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Menthone found in Shoot (11300 ppm)
P-cymene found in Shoot
Pulegone found in Shoot (40250 ppm)
Antiacne
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (200 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (300 ppm)
Antiadenomic
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
Antiaggregant
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Menthone found in Shoot (11300 ppm)
Antiallergic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Menthone found in Shoot (11300 ppm)
Antiasthmatic
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (300 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Piperitone found in Shoot (200 ppm)
Antibacillary
Menthone found in Shoot (11300 ppm)
P-cymene found in Shoot
Antibacillus
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Antibacterial
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (200 ppm)
Borneol found in Shoot (1350 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (300 ppm)
Cis-ocimene found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Menthone found in Shoot (11300 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (200 ppm)
P-cymene found in Shoot
Pulegone found in Shoot (40250 ppm)
Sabinene found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Antibronchitic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Borneol found in Shoot (1350 ppm)
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Anticancer
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
Anticariogenic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (300 ppm)
Anticatarrh
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Anticholinesterase
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Pulegone found in Shoot (40250 ppm)
Anticonvulsant
Myrcene found in Shoot (200 ppm)
Antidandruff
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Antidermatitic
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (300 ppm)
Antiedemic
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (300 ppm)
Antiescherichic
Borneol found in Shoot (1350 ppm)
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Menthone found in Shoot (11300 ppm)
Antiesophagitic
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
Antifatigue
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Antifeedant
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (200 ppm)
Borneol found in Shoot (1350 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (300 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
Antiflu
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (200 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
P-cymene found in Shoot
Antihalitosic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Antihelicobacter
Sabinene found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Antihistaminic
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Menthone found in Shoot (11300 ppm)
Pulegone found in Shoot (40250 ppm)
Antiinflammatory
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (200 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (150 ppm)
Borneol found in Shoot (1350 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (300 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Antilaryngitic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Antileishmanic
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (300 ppm)
Antilisteria
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Menthone found in Shoot (11300 ppm)
Antilithic
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
Antilymphomic
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
Antimutagenic
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (200 ppm)
Antineuralgic
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Antinitrosaminic
Myrcene found in Shoot (200 ppm)
Antinociceptive
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (200 ppm)
Antiobesity
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
Antiodontalgic
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Antionychyotic
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (300 ppm)
Antiotitic
Borneol found in Shoot (1350 ppm)
Antioxidant
Camphene found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Isomenthone found in Shoot (2100 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (200 ppm)
Antipharyngitic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Antiplaque
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Antipneumonic
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (200 ppm)
Antiproliferant
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (300 ppm)
Antipruritic
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Antipyretic
Borneol found in Shoot (1350 ppm)
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Pulegone found in Shoot (40250 ppm)
Antiradicular
Isomenthone found in Shoot (2100 ppm)
Antirheumatalgic
P-cymene found in Shoot
Antirheumatic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Antirhinitic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Antisalmonella
Borneol found in Shoot (1350 ppm)
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Menthone found in Shoot (11300 ppm)
Antiseptic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (200 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (150 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Menthone found in Shoot (11300 ppm)
Sabinene found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Antisinusitic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Antispasmodic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (200 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (150 ppm)
Borneol found in Shoot (1350 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (300 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Menthone found in Shoot (11300 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (200 ppm)
Neomenthol found in Shoot (100 ppm)
Antistaphylococcic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (200 ppm)
Borneol found in Shoot (1350 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (300 ppm)
Cis-ocimene found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Menthone found in Shoot (11300 ppm)
Antistreptococcic
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (300 ppm)
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Antitartar
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Antitumor
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (300 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
Antitussive
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Antiulcer
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (300 ppm)
Sabinene found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Antivaginitic
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Antiviral
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (200 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
P-cymene found in Shoot
Antivulvitic
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Antiyeast
Borneol found in Shoot (1350 ppm)
Apoptotic
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
Avifuge
Pulegone found in Shoot (40250 ppm)
Bradycardic
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Bronchomucolytic
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Bronchomucotropic
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Bronchoprotectant
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
Bronchorrheic
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
CNS-Depressant
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
CNS-Stimulant
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Borneol found in Shoot (1350 ppm)
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
CNS-Toxic
Borneol found in Shoot (1350 ppm)
Calcium-Antagonist
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Cancer-Preventive
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (200 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
Menthone found in Shoot (11300 ppm)
Pulegone found in Shoot (40250 ppm)
Candidicide
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (150 ppm)
Borneol found in Shoot (1350 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (300 ppm)
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Menthone found in Shoot (11300 ppm)
Pulegone found in Shoot (40250 ppm)
Candidistat
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
Carcinogenic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Carminative
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Cerebrotoxic
Menthone found in Shoot (11300 ppm)
Pulegone found in Shoot (40250 ppm)
Chemopreventive
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (200 ppm)
Choleretic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Borneol found in Shoot (1350 ppm)
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Cholesterolytic
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
Ciliotoxic
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Coleoptophile
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (200 ppm)
Congestant
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Convulsant
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Counterirritant
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Culicide
Menthone found in Shoot (11300 ppm)
Cytochrome-P450-Inducer
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Decongestant
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Degranulant
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Dentifrice
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Dermatitigenic
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Detoxicant
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
Diaphoretic
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Edemagenic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Encephalopathic
Pulegone found in Shoot (40250 ppm)
Enterocontractant
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
Enterorelaxant
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Expectorant
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (200 ppm)
Camphene found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
FLavor
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (200 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (150 ppm)
Borneol found in Shoot (1350 ppm)
Camphene found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (300 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
Menthone found in Shoot (11300 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (200 ppm)
P-cymene found in Shoot
Piperitone found in Shoot (200 ppm)
Pulegone found in Shoot (40250 ppm)
Fungicide
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Borneol found in Shoot (1350 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (300 ppm)
Cis-ocimene found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Menthone found in Shoot (11300 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (200 ppm)
P-cymene found in Shoot
Pulegone found in Shoot (40250 ppm)
Fungiphilic
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
Fungistat
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
GST-Inducer
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
Gastroprotective
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (300 ppm)
Gastrosedative
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Glutathionalytic
Pulegone found in Shoot (40250 ppm)
Hallucinogenic
Pulegone found in Shoot (40250 ppm)
Hepatoprotective
Borneol found in Shoot (1350 ppm)
Hepatotonic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Hepatotoxic
Pulegone found in Shoot (40250 ppm)
Herbicide
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (200 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (150 ppm)
Borneol found in Shoot (1350 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
P-cymene found in Shoot
Piperitone found in Shoot (200 ppm)
Pulegone found in Shoot (40250 ppm)
Histaminic
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
Hypotensive
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Hypothermic
Myrcene found in Shoot (200 ppm)
Immunomodulator
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
Inflammatory
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Inhalant
Borneol found in Shoot (1350 ppm)
Insect-Repellent
Borneol found in Shoot (1350 ppm)
Insecticide
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (200 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
Menthone found in Shoot (11300 ppm)
Pulegone found in Shoot (40250 ppm)
Insectifuge
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (200 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (150 ppm)
Borneol found in Shoot (1350 ppm)
Camphene found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (300 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (200 ppm)
P-cymene found in Shoot
Piperitone found in Shoot (200 ppm)
Pulegone found in Shoot (40250 ppm)
Insectiphile
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (200 ppm)
Interleukin-6-Inhibitor
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
Irritant
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (200 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (150 ppm)
Borneol found in Shoot (1350 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (300 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (200 ppm)
P-cymene found in Shoot
Larvicide
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (300 ppm)
Menthone found in Shoot (11300 ppm)
Laxative
P-cymene found in Shoot
Lipolytic
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
Mosquitocide
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (300 ppm)
Mutagenic
Menthone found in Shoot (11300 ppm)
Myorelaxant
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Borneol found in Shoot (1350 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (200 ppm)
NO-Genic
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
Nematicide
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Borneol found in Shoot (1350 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Menthone found in Shoot (11300 ppm)
Nephrotoxic
Pulegone found in Shoot (40250 ppm)
Neurodepressant
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Neuropathogenic
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Neurotoxic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Pulegone found in Shoot (40250 ppm)
Nociceptive
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Ornithine-Decarboxylase-Inhibitor
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
Ozone-Scavenger
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
P450-2B1-Inhibitor
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (200 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (200 ppm)
P450-Inducer
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
Pediculicide
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Perfume
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Perfumery
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (200 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (150 ppm)
Borneol found in Shoot (1350 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (300 ppm)
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Menthone found in Shoot (11300 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (200 ppm)
Neomenthol found in Shoot (100 ppm)
Piperitone found in Shoot (200 ppm)
Pulegone found in Shoot (40250 ppm)
Sabinene found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Peristaltic
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
Pesticide
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (200 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (150 ppm)
Borneol found in Shoot (1350 ppm)
Camphene found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (300 ppm)
Germacrene-d found in Shoot (350 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Menthone found in Shoot (11300 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (200 ppm)
P-cymene found in Shoot
Piperitone found in Shoot (200 ppm)
Pulegone found in Shoot (40250 ppm)
Pheromone
Germacrene-d found in Shoot (350 ppm)
Photosensitizer
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
Psychoactive
Menthone found in Shoot (11300 ppm)
Pulifuge
Pulegone found in Shoot (40250 ppm)
Pulmonotoxic
Pulegone found in Shoot (40250 ppm)
Refrigerant
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Rubefacient
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Secretogogue
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Sedative
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (200 ppm)
Borneol found in Shoot (1350 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (300 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
Menthone found in Shoot (11300 ppm)
P-cymene found in Shoot
Pulegone found in Shoot (40250 ppm)
Spasmogenic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (200 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (150 ppm)
Camphene found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Surfactant
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Termiticide
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Termitifuge
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (300 ppm)
Testosterone-Hydroxylase-Inducer
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Tranquilizer
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (200 ppm)
Borneol found in Shoot (1350 ppm)
Transdermal
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (200 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (150 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (900 ppm)
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)
Trichomonicide
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (50 ppm)
Menthone found in Shoot (11300 ppm)
P-cymene found in Shoot
Vibriocide
Menthol found in Shoot (450 ppm)

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
1,8-cineole Shoot 1 50
1-octen-3-ol Shoot 29 900
Alpha-pinene Shoot 29 200
Beta-pinene Shoot 29 150
Borneol Shoot 58 1,350
Camphene Shoot 1 50
Caryophyllene Shoot 29 300
Cis-isopulegone Shoot 29 750
Cis-ocimene Shoot 1 50
D-menthol Shoot 4,350 7,500
D-menthone Shoot 2,320 4,000
Eo Shoot 29,000 50,000
Germacrene-d Shoot 1 350
Isomenthone Shoot 29 2,100
Limonene Shoot 87 900
Menthol Shoot 87 450
Menthone Shoot 2,320 11,300
Myrcene Shoot 29 200
Neoisomenthol Shoot 1 50
Neomenthol Shoot 29 100
P-cymene Shoot
Piperitone Shoot 1 200
Piperitonene Shoot 27 950
Pulegone Shoot 17,980 40,250
Sabinene Shoot 1 50
Trans-alpha-bergamotene Shoot 29 200
Trans-isopulegone Shoot 116 200
Trans-piperitol Shoot 1 100
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]