Rhododendron molle Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
Chinese azalea Japanese azalea

Rhododendron molle is a rhododendron species native to China and Japan, where it grows at altitudes of sea level to 2500 meters. It is a shrub that grows to 0.5–2 m in height, with leaves that are oblong to oblong-lanceolate, 5–11 by 1.5–3.5 cm in size. Flowers are yellow with dark red flecks.

Rhododendron molle

Medical use

Gallery

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Geografical distribution

  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Native
    • China: China - Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Sichuan , Yunnan, Zhejiang
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido , Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku

Biological activities

Antihypertensive
Rhomitoxin found in Plant
Antiseptic
Ericolin found in Flower
Antitachycardic
Rhomitoxin found in Plant
Cardiodepressant
Andromedotoxin found in Flower
Convulsant
Andromedotoxin found in Flower
Diuretic
Ericolin found in Flower
Emetic
Andromedotoxin found in Flower
Hypotensive
Andromedotoxin found in Flower
Rhomitoxin found in Plant
Pesticide
Ericolin found in Flower
Respirodepressant
Andromedotoxin found in Flower
Sialogogue
Andromedotoxin found in Flower
Tranquilizer
Rhomitoxin found in Plant

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
Andromedotoxin Flower
Ericolin Flower
Rhodojaponins Flower
Rhomitoxin Plant
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]