Rhus copallina Health effects and herbal facts

Rhus copallinum Shining Sumac, Dwarf Sumac, Flameleaf Sumac or Winged Sumac, is a species of flowering plant in the cashew family that is native to eastern North America. It is a deciduous tree growing to 3.5–5.5 metres tall and an equal spread with a rounded crown. A 5-year-old sapling will stand about 2.5 metres.

Rhus copallina

Medical use

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Biological activities

ACE-Inhibitor
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
ATPase-Inhibitor
Vanadium found in Leaf (4.8 ppm);found in Stem (1.83 ppm)
Analgesic
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Androgenic
Boron found in Leaf (67 ppm);found in Stem (30 ppm)
Angiotensin-Receptor-Blocker
Potassium found in Leaf (29760 ppm);found in Stem (20740 ppm)
AntiAGE
Chromium found in Leaf (1.92 ppm);found in Stem (1.22 ppm)
AntiBPH
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
AntiCFS
Chromium found in Leaf (1.92 ppm);found in Stem (1.22 ppm)
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
AntiHIV
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
AntiLyme
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
AntiMS
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
AntiPMS
Calcium found in Leaf (24960 ppm);found in Stem (21350 ppm)
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Manganese found in Leaf (480 ppm);found in Stem (915 ppm)
Antiacne
Chromium found in Leaf (1.92 ppm);found in Stem (1.22 ppm)
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Antiacrodermatitic
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Antiadrenalinic
Nickel found in Leaf (6.7 ppm);found in Stem (6 ppm)
Antiaggregant
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Antiaging
Chromium found in Leaf (1.92 ppm);found in Stem (1.22 ppm)
Antialcoholic
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Manganese found in Leaf (480 ppm);found in Stem (915 ppm)
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Antiallergic
Calcium found in Leaf (24960 ppm);found in Stem (21350 ppm)
Antialopecic
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Antialzheimeran
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Antianemic
Copper found in Leaf (19 ppm);found in Stem (30 ppm)
Manganese found in Leaf (480 ppm);found in Stem (915 ppm)
Antianginal
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Antiangiogenic
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Antianorectic
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Antianorexic
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Antianxiety
Calcium found in Leaf (24960 ppm);found in Stem (21350 ppm)
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Antiarrhythmic
Calcium found in Leaf (24960 ppm);found in Stem (21350 ppm)
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Potassium found in Leaf (29760 ppm);found in Stem (20740 ppm)
Antiarthritic
Calcium found in Leaf (24960 ppm);found in Stem (21350 ppm)
Copper found in Leaf (19 ppm);found in Stem (30 ppm)
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Manganese found in Leaf (480 ppm);found in Stem (915 ppm)
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Antiasthmatic
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Antiatherosclerotic
Calcium found in Leaf (24960 ppm);found in Stem (21350 ppm)
Chromium found in Leaf (1.92 ppm);found in Stem (1.22 ppm)
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Vanadium found in Leaf (4.8 ppm);found in Stem (1.83 ppm)
Anticanker
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Anticataract
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Anticephalagic
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Anticlimacteric
Calcium found in Leaf (24960 ppm);found in Stem (21350 ppm)
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Anticoeliac
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Anticold
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Anticolitic
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Anticonvulsant
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Anticorneotic
Chromium found in Leaf (1.92 ppm);found in Stem (1.22 ppm)
Anticoronary
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Antidandruff
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Antidementia
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Antidepressant
Calcium found in Leaf (24960 ppm);found in Stem (21350 ppm)
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Potassium found in Leaf (29760 ppm);found in Stem (20740 ppm)
Antidiabetic
Chromium found in Leaf (1.92 ppm);found in Stem (1.22 ppm)
Copper found in Leaf (19 ppm);found in Stem (30 ppm)
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Manganese found in Leaf (480 ppm);found in Stem (915 ppm)
Vanadium found in Leaf (4.8 ppm);found in Stem (1.83 ppm)
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Antidiscotic
Manganese found in Leaf (480 ppm);found in Stem (915 ppm)
Antidysgeuzic
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Antidyskinetic
Manganese found in Leaf (480 ppm);found in Stem (915 ppm)
Antidysmenorrheic
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Antieczemic
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Antiencephalopathic
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Antiendometriotic
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Antienterotic
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Antiepileptic
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Manganese found in Leaf (480 ppm);found in Stem (915 ppm)
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Antifatigue
Chromium found in Leaf (1.92 ppm);found in Stem (1.22 ppm)
Copper found in Leaf (19 ppm);found in Stem (30 ppm)
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Potassium found in Leaf (29760 ppm);found in Stem (20740 ppm)
Antifibromyalgic
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Antifibrotic
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Antifuruncular
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Antigastrotic
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Antiglaucomic
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Antiglycosuric
Chromium found in Leaf (1.92 ppm);found in Stem (1.22 ppm)
Antihangover
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Antihyperkinetic
Calcium found in Leaf (24960 ppm);found in Stem (21350 ppm)
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Antihypertensive
Calcium found in Leaf (24960 ppm);found in Stem (21350 ppm)
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Potassium found in Leaf (29760 ppm);found in Stem (20740 ppm)
Antihypoglycemic
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Antiimpotence
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Antiinfective
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Antiinfertility
Vanadium found in Leaf (4.8 ppm);found in Stem (1.83 ppm)
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Antiinflammatory
Copper found in Leaf (19 ppm);found in Stem (30 ppm)
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Antiinsomniac
Calcium found in Leaf (24960 ppm);found in Stem (21350 ppm)
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Antiinsulinogenic
Vanadium found in Leaf (4.8 ppm);found in Stem (1.83 ppm)
Antilepric
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Antileukonychic
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Antilithic
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Antilymphomic
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Antimaculitic
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Antimanic
Vanadium found in Leaf (4.8 ppm);found in Stem (1.83 ppm)
Antimastalgic
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Antimenopausal
Calcium found in Leaf (24960 ppm);found in Stem (21350 ppm)
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Antimetastatic
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Antimigraine
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Antimitral-valve-prolapse
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Antinephrolytic
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Antineuropathic
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Antineurotic
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Antinociceptive
Copper found in Leaf (19 ppm);found in Stem (30 ppm)
Antinyctalopic
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Antiobesity
Calcium found in Leaf (24960 ppm);found in Stem (21350 ppm)
Chromium found in Leaf (1.92 ppm);found in Stem (1.22 ppm)
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Antiosteoarthritic
Boron found in Leaf (67 ppm);found in Stem (30 ppm)
Antiosteoporotic
Boron found in Leaf (67 ppm);found in Stem (30 ppm)
Calcium found in Leaf (24960 ppm);found in Stem (21350 ppm)
Copper found in Leaf (19 ppm);found in Stem (30 ppm)
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Manganese found in Leaf (480 ppm);found in Stem (915 ppm)
Phosphorus found in Leaf (3456 ppm);found in Stem (1464 ppm)
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Antiototic
Manganese found in Leaf (480 ppm);found in Stem (915 ppm)
Antioxidant
Manganese found in Leaf (480 ppm);found in Stem (915 ppm)
Antiperiodontitic
Calcium found in Leaf (24960 ppm);found in Stem (21350 ppm)
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Antiplaque
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Antiprolactin
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Antiprostatitic
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Antiretinopathic
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Antirheumatic
Calcium found in Leaf (24960 ppm);found in Stem (21350 ppm)
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Antiseptic
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Antisilicotic
Aluminum found in Leaf (1920 ppm);found in Stem (610 ppm)
Antispare-Tire
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Antispasmodic
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Potassium found in Leaf (29760 ppm);found in Stem (20740 ppm)
Antispasmophilic
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Antistomatitic
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Antistress
Calcium found in Leaf (24960 ppm);found in Stem (21350 ppm)
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Antistroke
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Potassium found in Leaf (29760 ppm);found in Stem (20740 ppm)
Antisyndrome-X
Chromium found in Leaf (1.92 ppm);found in Stem (1.22 ppm)
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Manganese found in Leaf (480 ppm);found in Stem (915 ppm)
Vanadium found in Leaf (4.8 ppm);found in Stem (1.83 ppm)
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Antitic
Calcium found in Leaf (24960 ppm);found in Stem (21350 ppm)
Antitinnitic
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Antitriglyceride
Chromium found in Leaf (1.92 ppm);found in Stem (1.22 ppm)
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Antiulcer
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Antivaginitic
Aluminum found in Leaf (1920 ppm);found in Stem (610 ppm)
Anxiolytic
Calcium found in Leaf (24960 ppm);found in Stem (21350 ppm)
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Phosphorus found in Leaf (3456 ppm);found in Stem (1464 ppm)
Potassium found in Leaf (29760 ppm);found in Stem (20740 ppm)
Astringent
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Beta-Blocker
Potassium found in Leaf (29760 ppm);found in Stem (20740 ppm)
CNS-Depressant
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Calcium-Antagonist
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Calcium-Channel-Blocker
Calcium found in Leaf (24960 ppm);found in Stem (21350 ppm)
Candidicide
Aluminum found in Leaf (1920 ppm);found in Stem (610 ppm)
Cardioprotective
Chromium found in Leaf (1.92 ppm);found in Stem (1.22 ppm)
Copper found in Leaf (19 ppm);found in Stem (30 ppm)
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Potassium found in Leaf (29760 ppm);found in Stem (20740 ppm)
Cardiotoxic
Potassium found in Leaf (29760 ppm);found in Stem (20740 ppm)
Collagenic
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Contraceptive
Copper found in Leaf (19 ppm);found in Stem (30 ppm)
Copper-Antagonist
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Deodorant
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Diuretic
Calcium found in Leaf (24960 ppm);found in Stem (21350 ppm)
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Potassium found in Leaf (29760 ppm);found in Stem (20740 ppm)
Encephalopathic
Aluminum found in Leaf (1920 ppm);found in Stem (610 ppm)
Energizer
Chromium found in Leaf (1.92 ppm);found in Stem (1.22 ppm)
Ergogenic
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Estrogenic
Boron found in Leaf (67 ppm);found in Stem (30 ppm)
Hypocholesterolemic
Calcium found in Leaf (24960 ppm);found in Stem (21350 ppm)
Chromium found in Leaf (1.92 ppm);found in Stem (1.22 ppm)
Copper found in Leaf (19 ppm);found in Stem (30 ppm)
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Vanadium found in Leaf (4.8 ppm);found in Stem (1.83 ppm)
Hypoglycemic
Chromium found in Leaf (1.92 ppm);found in Stem (1.22 ppm)
Manganese found in Leaf (480 ppm);found in Stem (915 ppm)
Vanadium found in Leaf (4.8 ppm);found in Stem (1.83 ppm)
Hypotensive
Calcium found in Leaf (24960 ppm);found in Stem (21350 ppm)
Chromium found in Leaf (1.92 ppm);found in Stem (1.22 ppm)
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Potassium found in Leaf (29760 ppm);found in Stem (20740 ppm)
Vanadium found in Leaf (4.8 ppm);found in Stem (1.83 ppm)
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Hypotriglyceridemic
Vanadium found in Leaf (4.8 ppm);found in Stem (1.83 ppm)
Immunomodulator
Chromium found in Leaf (1.92 ppm);found in Stem (1.22 ppm)
Copper found in Leaf (19 ppm);found in Stem (30 ppm)
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Immunostimulant
Phosphorus found in Leaf (3456 ppm);found in Stem (1464 ppm)
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Immunosuppressant
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Insulin-Sparing
Nickel found in Leaf (6.7 ppm);found in Stem (6 ppm)
Insulinogenic
Chromium found in Leaf (1.92 ppm);found in Stem (1.22 ppm)
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Laxative
Calcium found in Leaf (24960 ppm);found in Stem (21350 ppm)
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Leptingenic
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Litholytic
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Memorigenic
Chromium found in Leaf (1.92 ppm);found in Stem (1.22 ppm)
Mucogenic
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Myorelaxant
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
NF-kB-Inhibitor
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Nephrotoxic
Vanadium found in Leaf (4.8 ppm);found in Stem (1.83 ppm)
Neurotransmitter
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Osteogenic
Phosphorus found in Leaf (3456 ppm);found in Stem (1464 ppm)
Pancreatoxic
Vanadium found in Leaf (4.8 ppm);found in Stem (1.83 ppm)
Pesticide
Aluminum found in Leaf (1920 ppm);found in Stem (610 ppm)
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Schizophrenigenic
Copper found in Leaf (19 ppm);found in Stem (30 ppm)
Spermigenic
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Testosteronigenic
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Toxic
Vanadium found in Leaf (4.8 ppm);found in Stem (1.83 ppm)
Tranquilizer
Calcium found in Leaf (24960 ppm);found in Stem (21350 ppm)
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Trichomonicide
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)
Uterorelaxant
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Vasodilator
Calcium found in Leaf (24960 ppm);found in Stem (21350 ppm)
Magnesium found in Leaf (9600 ppm);found in Stem (4270 ppm)
Potassium found in Leaf (29760 ppm);found in Stem (20740 ppm)
Vulnerary
Zinc found in Leaf (96 ppm);found in Stem (128 ppm)

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
Aluminum Leaf 40 1,920
Stem 18 610
Ash Leaf 27,000 96,000
Stem 25,000 61,000
Barium Leaf 8 672
Stem 8 915
Boron Leaf 3 67
Stem 1 30
Calcium Leaf 3,240 24,960
Stem 2,450 21,350
Chromium Leaf 0 1.92
Stem 0.05 1.22
Copper Leaf 0.8 19
Stem 1.8 30
Gallium Leaf 0 0.48
Lanthanum Leaf 0.8 29
Stem 0.7 9.2
Lead Leaf 0.2 67
Stem 0.2 92
Magnesium Leaf 405 9,600
Stem 375 4,270
Manganese Leaf 8 480
Stem 7 915
Molbdenum Leaf 0 1.44
Molybdenum Stem 0 0.5
Neodymium Leaf 1.8 28.8
Stem 1.7 18
Nickel Leaf 0 6.7
Stem 0 6
Phosphorus Leaf 243 3,456
Stem 75 1,464
Potassium Leaf 2,700 29,760
Stem 1,300 20,740
Scandium Plant 0 0.96
Strontium Leaf 13 288
Stem 12 427
Titanium Leaf 0.5 144
Stem 0.5 43
Vanadium Leaf 0.13 4.8
Stem 0.02 1.83
Water Plant
Ytterbium Leaf 0.05 0.67
Stem 0.05 18
Yttrium Leaf 0.135 14.4
Stem 0.125 4.27
Zinc Leaf 5 96
Stem 7 128
Zirconium Leaf 0.5 14.4
Stem 0.5 9.6
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]